In the ceremony, there were representatives of Provincial Communist Party, Provincial People’s Committee, representatives of Departments, authorities, districts, communes of the project, Mr. Koizumi Masayoshi – Factory Manager, Canon Vietnam Co., Ltd. and 50 Canon Vietnam’s volunteers, 250 union members, students, women association members, farmer association members, reporters and local agencies and all local people of Danh Thang commune.

This building is one of the buildings in “Lighting up the countryside” project Canon Vietnam Co., Ltd. has implemented since 2013 – that brings the light to dark alleys having not had lighting system, then contributing to ensure the traffic safety and to build up the countryside more and more civilized and modern.

Ribbon cutting moment

In 2018, Canon Vietnam and Bac Giang Provincial Youth Union continued to conduct this project. After over 1 month urgently deploying and implementing, until now, 12 kilometers of street light in 5 communes, town: Tan Thanh commune, Lang Giang district; Luc Nam town, Luc Nam district; Danh Thang commune, Hiep Hoa district; Viet Lap commune, Tan Yen district; Hong Thai commune, Viet Yen district has been finished with the investment of more than 270 million VND.

Delivering a speech at the ceremony, Mr. Koizumi – Factory Manager of Canon Vietnam stated: ““Lighting up the Countryside” project started from 2013. After 6 years, Canon Vietnam has sponsored nearly 115 kilometers of lighting system for 47 villages of Bac Ninh, Bac Giang, Hai Duong, Phu Tho, Yen Bai, Thanh Hoa province. Through this project, I hope that more and more streets in small villages will be lightened up to ensure the traffic safety for local people when joining the traffic on these roads.”

After the handover ceremony, 50 Canon Vietnam’s volunteers & 250 union members, students, women association members, farmer association members participated enthusiastically in cleaning the roads, planting flower across the roads to make the youth road.

In the upcoming 26th of May, 2017 at Bac Ninh province, Canon is going to cooperate with Bac Ninh Youth Union to organize the handover Ceremony of “Lighting up the Countryside” project for 4 hamlets (Guot, Cau Dao, Phuong Tri, Ngoc Noi) of 4 communes (Viet Hung, Nhan Thang, Thua, Tram Lo) of Que Vo, Gia Binh, Luong Tai, Thuan Thanh district with total 9 kilometers of lighting system.

Also in this May, on May 8th in Bac Ninh province, Canon Vietnam cooperated with Bac Ninh Provincial Youth Union to organize the handover ceremony of “Lighting up the countryside” for 4 villages of 4 communes: Bong Lai commune, Que Vo district; Song Giang commune, Gia Binh district; Tan Lang commune, Luong Tai district; Ho town, Thuan Thanh district with the total length of 9 kilometers. Besides that, in this May, nearly other 10 kilometers of lighting systems that Canon donated in communes: Phu Khe commune, Cam Khe district, Phu Tho province; Thieu Thinh commune, Thieu Hoa district, Thanh Hoa province; Yen Thang commune, Luc Yen district, Yen Bai province; Van An ward, Chi Linh town, Hai Duong province will be also handed over and come to in use. Moreover, Canon Vietnam also donated 208 square meters’ roof for mountainous and difficult Xuan Lap kindergarten in Xuan Lap commune, Lam Binh district, Tuyen Quang province.

In brief, this year total 31 kilometers of new lighting systems in 13 communes, ward, town of 6 provinces of the project have been set up with total sponsor budget of over 660 million VND.

With the philosophy “Kyosei – Living and working for a common good”, Canon Vietnam always hopes to contribute much more for the prosperous and wealthy development of Vietnam.

Song Anh