Vietnam News Agency organises run for Mother Earth Day hinh anh 1 Nearly 3,000 people attended the run (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA)
– The Vietnam News Agency Television Centre (VNews) organised the first-ever run for a Clean-Green-Beautiful Life on April 24 in response to the International Mother Earth Day.

The event drew the participation of nearly 3,000 Hanoians, the Vietnam New Agency’s officials and staff as well as representatives from ministries, branches and organisations. They ran around Hoan Kiem Lake in an ebullient atmosphere.

Addressing at the event, VNews Director Nguyen Thien Thuat said that in addition to encouraging people to exercise regularly for better health, the run is a practical activity to help disadvantaged people nationwide with the support from Bodykey by Nutrilite Shake under Amway Vietnam Co., Ltd.

The company handed over about 500 million VND (22,450 USD) collected from selling T-shirts for the run to the Vietnam News Agency’s Fund for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (AO) and a fund for needy people in the central region.

It also presented 1.3 billion VND (58,370 USD) in support for the National Institute of Nutrition.-VNA