Vietnamese nationals in Cambodia receive gifts amidst COVID-19 hinh anh 1Vietnamese nationals in Cambodia receive gifts amidst COVID-19. (Photo: VNA)

Phnom Penh (VNA) –
Some 430 gift packages were handed over on May 9 to households of Vietnamese nationals in Cambodia and Khmer people in the Cambodian capital city of Phnom Penh.

The activity formed part of a programme jointly launched by the Vietnamese Embassy and the Khmer-Vietnamese Association (KVA) in Cambodia that aims to help Vietnamese nationals in the country in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The KVA, the Vietnamese Embassy and Consulates General in Battambang and Preah Sihanouk presented gifts to about 3,000 families of Vietnamese nationals across Cambodia.

KVA President Sim Chy said no COVID-19 cases have been reported among Vietnamese nationals in Cambodia so far.

As of May 9, the number of COVID-19 cases in the country had stood still at 122, of whom 120 have recovered, according to the Cambodian Ministry of Health./.