US Church vows to protect environment in Vietnam hinh anh 1The reception was held on December 7 in Hanoi (VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vice President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Le Ba Trinh received a delegation from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints led by President of the Church’s Asia Area Gerrit W. Gong in Hanoi on December 7.

Elder Gong spoke about the outcomes of a recent national conference promoting the role of religions in environmental protection and climate change response held by the VFF.

He affirmed that the Church will carry out specific activities to realise the joint commitment made by religions at the conference as a joint effort to protect the environment and adapt to climate change.

Over the past time, the Church has implemented several projects to support vulnerable groups, including providing wheelchairs for disadvantaged people, and helping build clean water facilities and toilets in Vietnam.

The host said he appreciates the Church’s contributions to the success of the conference, as well as its signing of the joint commitment with other religions.

He expressed his hope that the Church will maintain its support for environmental protection, climate change adaptation and humanitarian activities in Vietnam.-VNA