VN donates 1,000 tons of rice to flood-hit residents in Laos
19:01 | 13/11/2020

VGP – Viet Nam has decided to donate 1,000 tons of rice to help flood-hit residents in Laos' Savannakhet Province.

Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung symbolically hands over 1,000 tons of rice donation to Lao Deputy Ambassador to Viet Nam Chanthaphone Khammanichanh, Ha Noi, November 13, 2020. Photo: VGP

Speaking at the symbolic hand-over ceremony on Friday, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said Viet Nam will promptly ship the rice to the flood-hit Savannakhet Province.

For his part, Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith expressed deep thanks to the Party, State and people of Viet Nam for their wholeheartedly assistance over the past time.

Flooding caused by heavy rains left eight districts in the Lao central province of Savannakhet inundated.

This was the worst flooding in the locality bordering Viet Nam’s Quang Tri Province./.

By Ngoc Van

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