Thua Thien Hue supports Salavan and Se Kong (Laos) to fight against Covid-19 pandemic
Update6/3/2021 2:03:30 PM
Thua Thien Hue province supports Salavan and Sekong (Laos)  to fight against Covid-19 pandemic
Thua Thien Hue province supports Salavan and Sekong (Laos) to fight against Covid-19 pandemic
On June 1st, a delegation from Thua Thien Hue Union of Friendship Organizations, Foreign Affairs Department, Vietnam - Laos Friendship Association headed by Ms. Tran Thi Mai - Head of Thua Thien Hue Union of Friendship Organizations presented medical devices to Salavan and Sekong province - the People's Democratic Republic of Lao (Laos). It was an attempt to support Lao localities during preventing Covid-19 pandemic.

Accompanying the delegation were Vice Director of Foreign Affairs Department Nguyen Huy Thai, Vice Chairman of Vietnam - Laos Friendship Association Le Minh Loi, Most Venerable Thich Phuoc Hue - chief Secretary of provincial Buddhist Sangha, the abbot of Tu Lam pagoda and the representative of Kim Sora Company Limited. Mr. Akhom Lamvichit, Member of the provincial Party Committee, the Director of Salavan's Health Department, Deputy Head of Salavan Covid-19 prevention board; Mr. Sisouphanh Thepvongsa, the Director of Salavan's Foreign Affairs Department and Ms. Lamphan Xaykhammy, Vice Director of Sekong's Health Department attended the event.

In the past time, Covid-19 has unpredictably progressed in many countries and territories, directly affected Vietnam as well as Laos. To support Salavan and Sekong in the fight against Covid-19, Thua Thien Hue presented health devices including 150.000 face masks, 500 protective clothing and 300 bottles of dry antiseptic solution to Salavan and Sekong. The gift was totally worth VND 105 million.

At the event, Ms. Tran Thi Mai kindly informed that "Sat canh cung nhan dan Lao phong, chong dich Covid-19" (accompanying Laotian in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic) program was supported by many individuals and organizations, especially Thua Thien Hue Buddhist Sangha and Kim Sora Company Limited. Also, the Head of Thua Thien Hue Union of Friendship Organizations provided information regarding to Covid-19 prevention in the province and measures to deal with the pandemic in the time to come. Ms. Tran Thi Mai appreciated Covid-19 prevention in Laos in general as well as Salavan and Sekong in particular. She hoped that the pandemic would soon be under control so that locals could return to their normal life and improve economy.

On behalf of the health department of Salavan and Sekong province, Mr. Akhom Lamvichit informed that positive cases detected in Salavan (13) and Sekong (1) were successfully treated. In the past time, Salavan and Sekong took measures to stop the spread of the pandemic. High-risk groups and the public were vaccinated.

Mr. Akhom extended his sincere thank to Thua Thien Hue province for their affection, concern, and sharing. This shows the traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos in general as well as among Thua Thien Hue, Salavan and Sekong in particular. The representative of Salavan and Sekong made commitment to effectively use this meaningful gift to prevent the pandemic.

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