President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations Vu Xuan Hong presented the medal “For Peace and Friendship among Nations” to Suh Jin Won, President and CEO of Shinhan Bank from the Republic of Korea (RoK).

The medal was given in recognition of his contribution to promoting friendly and cooperative relations between the people of Vietnam and RoK, especially in education and charity.

At the award ceremony, Suh expressed his pleasure at receiving the honour, and said he will do his best to enhance the bank’s social responsibility in Vietnam.

It would be a bridge to boost the economic and friendly relationship between two countries.

Shinhan Bank, present in Vietnam since 1993, holds many annual humanitarian activities for orphans and elderly people. It also funds the building of new classrooms and provides new teaching equipment and scholarships.-VNA