VFF President Tran Thanh Man receives VND2 billion in donation for COVID-19 relief efforts from the Vietnam Social Security on March 24th. (Photo: VOV)
The largest contributors included VinGroup which donated VND100 billion for purchases of medical equipment and supplies for COVID-19 containment effort; Toyota Vietnam with VND10 billion; Vietnam Social Security with VND2 billion; and Hung Tuy furniture showroom with VND1.5 billion.
At this time of hardship, these acts of kindness will contribute to the Party, military and people’s efforts to defeat the pandemic, Mr Man said at the ceremony held in Hanoi for the reception of the donations on March 24th.
He expressed his gratitude for the contributions, saying support from organizations and individuals both at home and overseas play a crucial part in Vietnam’s efforts to contain the spread of the virus.
The VFF President also expected the business community to continue donating resources to the COVID-19 prevention and control in response to the VFF Central Committee’s call.
Representatives of the donors thanked the VFF Central Committee for acting as a bridge between organizations and businesses across the nation for the concerted effort, noting they hope the donations will give extra motivation to people who are on the frontline in the battle against the pandemic.
They also hoped that businesses in Vietnam will soon overcome their difficulties and resume operations so life can return to normal./.