HA NOI – The Asian Fund yesterday pledged to donate nearly US$6 million worth of books to the National Library of Viet Nam in the 2012-15 period.
A total of 120,000 books written in English would be sent to the library. The books cover many fields such as education, sciences, information technology, agriculture, economics and children's literature.
In addition, the Asian Fund has helped the library successfully carry out programmes to improve librarians' working capacity, develop reading skills and provide rural people with internet access. – VNS