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Enterprises present medical supplies to Vietnamese in RoK amid COVID-19

Copper Mountain Energy and Hwaseung Vina LLC have presented medical equipment to Vietnamese citizens in the Republic of Korea (RoK) to cope with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Including 25,000 face masks, the equipment was handed over to the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs at a ceremony in Hanoi on June 2.

Nguyen Hoanh Nam, Deputy Head of the Committee, lauded the good deed in the context of the pandemic, saying that contributions to the fight reflect the social responsibility of enterprises.

Support from domestic agencies, collectives, and individuals for overseas Vietnamese also demonstrates national unity and contributes to affirming that the Vietnamese community in other countries forms an integral part of the Vietnamese nation, he stressed.

According to the Committee, Vietnamese collectives and individuals abroad have sent more than 34 billion VND (nearly 1.5 million USD) as well as medical equipment to the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee, the Vietnam Red Cross Society, and a number of hospitals that are providing treatment to COVID-19 patients.

The Vietnamese community in the RoK also contributed more than 160 million VND in support of the pandemic fight./