On November 4, 2021, Prime Minister of Vietnam – Pham Minh Chinh had a meeting with representatives of overseas Vietnamese in the European region, held at the headquarters of the Vietnam's Embassy in France. The Prime Minister affirmed that the Party and State always create the best conditions for overseas Vietnamese to contribute to the construction and development of the country.
Attending the meeting were members of the high-ranking Vietnamese delegation visiting the French Republic, Vietnamese Ambassador to France Dinh Toan Thang, Vietnamese ambassadors and representatives of the Vietnamese community in many European countries.
Speaking at the meeting, representatives of the Vietnamese community in European countries expressed their appreciation for the special business trip to the UK and France with many good results by the Prime Minister and the high-ranking Vietnamese delegation. The trip has brought concrete results, which are highly appreciated by the international public. Overseas Vietnamese were touched and thanked the Party and State leaders for their attention to the overseas Vietnamese community.
The delegates informed about the situation of living, studying and working in the foreign country; Affirming national pride and deep affection for the homeland and original country with practical and specific actions, especially in the prevention of the COVID-19 epidemic recently; Expressing confidence in the strong development and increasingly better future of the country in the coming period.
Speaking at the meeting, the Prime Minister touchedly said that he deeply felt the grandeur and warm affection of overseas Vietnamese who had come to the meeting from far away places in the midst of complicated epidemic conditions. enthusiastic and responsible statements to the homeland, their home country and their compatriots.
On this occasion, on behalf of the leaders of the Party and State, the Prime Minister thanked the overseas Vietnamese community for the contribution of the overseas Vietnamese community in the construction of the country in general and in natural disaster prevention and response to climate change. Despite the difficulties and challenges, the people always look to the Fatherland.
Doctor Karen Nguyen represents the group of compatriots from Italy. Dr. Karen said that in the context of the complicated COVID-19 pandemic, a group of medical experts represented by Dr. Karen Nguyen presented three gifts to support the fight against the epidemic in Vietnam. Specifically, the group offers free training courses for medical staff, doctors and medical staff in Vietnam; delivery of 1,000 rapid test kits for 4 variants of COVID-19; donated 1,000 free treatment packages in Vietnam by Dr. Karen Nguyen's team directly. In which, Ms. Le Thi Bich Huong, President of the Italy-Vietnam Cultural Bridge Association, on behalf of the Association and the Vietnamese Community in Cyprus, donated 5,000 euros to orphans due to COVID-19 in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City.