Vietnamese expats in Laos support flood victims in central region hinh anh 1Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Manh Hung receives donations of Vietnamese expats in Laos. (Source: VNA)

Vientiane (VNA) – Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Manh Hung on November 8 received 11,850 USD donated by Vietnamese expats in Laos to locals in flood-hit central provinces.

The money was contributed by Vietnamese organisations, groups and individuals who are living, working and studying in Vientiane, Laos.

The Ambassador thanked overseas Vietnamese in Laos for their donations for people heavily affected by floods, affirming that the sum will be promptly delivered to the needy.

Hung expressed his hope that the Vietnamese community in Laos will continue their support for the flood-hit people in the homeland while building on their positive outcomes to contribute more to the host country’s development.

Previously, Buddhist monks at the Phat Tich pagoda in Vientiane donated 20,000 USD and clothes for flood victims in the central provinces of Quang Binh and Ha Tinh.-VNA