VNA supports national fund to fight COVID-19 hinh anh 1VNA General Director Nguyen Duc Loi (L) presents the donation to President of the VFF Central Committee Tran Thanh Man (Photo: VNA)


Hanoi (VNA) - The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) on April 8 presented 100 million VND (4,250 USD) to the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee for the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. 

At a ceremony for receiving the assistance, VFF President Tran Thanh Man expressed his gratitude to staff, reporters, and editors at the State news agency, adding that the two organisations have worked closely together to publicise VFF’s activities to the public.

He also spoke highly of the role and participation of the media in general and VNA in particular in updating the public about the COVID-19 situation, ensuring the prompt publication of Party and State guidelines on disease prevention

VNA General Director Nguyen Duc Loi pledged that the news agency will bolster its reporting on COVID-19 prevention and control in the time ahead, sparing no effort to fulfil the tasks entrusted it by the Party, State, and people.

On the same day, the VFF received 300 million VND from the Ministry of Education and Training, 50 million VND from the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance, and 150 million VND from the University of Economics and Technical Industries.

Man said that three weeks since the launch of a fighting fund, donors have presented cash and kind worth more than 770 billion VND (32.58 million USD), while another 129 billion VND (nearly 5.5 million USD) has been raised through the National Humanitarian Portal./.