The donations were handed over to the Vietnamese Embassy in Laos on June 21.

At the handover ceremony

Nguyen Duc Vu, General Director of the Lao-Viet Joint Venture Bank, said as a joint venture abroad, the bank is always aware of its responsibility towards the homeland. In response to Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh's appeal on the establishment of the COVID-19 vaccine fund, the bank's staff have made contributions to support the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

Trinh Minh Tam from the Vietnamese Embassy in Laos highly appreciated the gesture of the bank's staff, affirming the donation will be sent to the COVID-19 vaccine fund soon.

As of June 21 afternoon, in Vientiane capital only, the Vietnamese Embassy in Laos had received 329 million kip (nearly 25,000 USD) and 1,700 USD to support the COVID-19 Prevention Fund and the COVID-19 Vaccine Fund.

Source: VNA