Addressing the handover ceremony, the minister said the sum this time was raised by the Vietnamese communities and businesses in China, Russia, the U.K., Israel, Japan and Switzerland, among other.

At the handover ceremony

The assistance demonstrates solidarity, patriotism and the spirit of ‘the haves helping the have-nots’ of the Vietnamese people, he added.

He spoke highly of the timely and practical support from the VFF Central Committee in tasks related to OVs in the recent past, asking the organization to promptly deliver the money to localities in need.

To date, OVs have raised 29 billion VND to support COVID-19 prevention and control efforts.

On the morning of the same day, air conditioning manufacturer Daikin Vietnam presented 300 million VND to the COVID-19 vaccine fund.

Source: VNA