The assistance demonstrates the care of HCM City’s leaders and people for the Vietnamese-Cambodian community and disadvantaged people living in three Cambodian localities of Phnom Penh, Kandal and Prey Veng.

At the hand-over ceremony

The aid, which includes 1.5 billion VND (66,240 USD) in cash along with 15,000 face masks, 200 bottles of hand sanitizer, 1,000 sets of children's clothes and 2.5 tonnes of rice, will be delivered to beneficiaries through the Khmer-Vietnamese Association.

Addressing the handover ceremony, Vice Chairman of the committee Vo Thanh Chat said the assistance aims to support Vietnamese-Cambodians to overcome difficulties caused by COVID-19 and contribute to the solidarity and friendship between people of Vietnam and Cambodia.

For his part, head of the Khmer-Vietnamese Association Sim Chy highly valued the support from HCM City which he said will help Vietnamese-Cambodian and local people improve their situations.

Source: VNA