Vietinbank helps build houses for the poor in Ben Tre hinh anh 1NA Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attends ceremony to hand over kindergarten, built with funding from Vietinbank in 2014, to Ben Tre's Mo Cay Nam district (Source: VNA)
Ben Tre (VNA) – National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended a ceremony on January 4 to hand over 350 houses, built with funding from the Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) in 2015, to poor families in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre.

On this occasion, three medical clinics, one primary school and one kindergarten, funded by the bank, were also inaugurated in the locality.

Speaking at the event, NA Vice Chairwoman Ngan commended Vietinbank on not only effective business but also involvement in social welfare activities in localities across the country.

She said she hopes for continued assistance from the bank for the nation’s social welfare work.

Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Cao Van Trong pledged to direct local authorities to conserve and ensure the effective use of the work funded by Vietinbank.

To date, the bank has provided a total of 200 billion VND (8.88 million USD) for social welfare work in Ben Tre.-VNA