11/05/2015 09:40 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Vietnamese expats turn their hearts towards the homeland

Kuala Lumpur, May 10 (VNA)- Officials from Vietnamese agencies in Malaysia and numerous expatriates living in the host country gathered at the second community day held on the occasion of the 40th celebration of the Southern Liberation and National Reunification (April 30) and the 125th anniversary of the late President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday (May 19).

In his speech at the meeting, Head of the Vietnamese Liaison Board in Malaysia Tran Hong Chung highlighted that the event aimed to boost solidarity and support among Vietnamese expatriates and foster activities to build a robust community.

He also reviewed the community’s activities for its homeland, such as raising funds to help flood-prone regions and support soldiers on the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, and organising art and sport performances commemorating national festivals.

Meanwhile, Vietnamese Ambassador to Malaysia Pham Cao Phong called on the community to make contributions to developing the homeland.

The Board’s Vietnamese women club debuted on the occasion, designed to protect women’s rights and support women.

The event also included fantastic art performances and vibrant sport competitions.