During a working visit to the central province of Quang Ngai on August 16, President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) Dang Ngoc Tung offered 155 million VND (7,300 USD) to two fishermen whose fishing vessels were chased and seriously damaged by a Chinese ship two days ago.

On the occasion, trade union of the PetroVietnam Drilling and Well Services Corporation presented 800 national flags to An Vinh and An Hai fishing trade unions.

The Vietnam Trade Union Tourism company handed over each 100 million VND (4,700 USD) to Quang Ngai fishing trade union and Ly Son district chapter of the VGCL.

Meanwhile, the VGCL’s Labour Protection Institute granted 30 million VND (1,400 USD) to An Vinh fishing trade union.

While in Quang Ngai, VGCL President Tung also attended a groundbreaking ceremony for new VGCL branch office in Ly Son.-VNA