PM Phạm Minh Chính arrives in Hà Nội after European trip, witnesses handover of donated medical supplies

November, 06/2021 - 18:45
Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính and a high-ranking delegation of Việt Nam arrived in Hà Nội Saturday, concluding his trip for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), and a working visit to the UK and an official visit to France.

 

Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính and delegation's flight lands on Saturday. — VNA/VNS Photo Minh Đức

HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính and a high-ranking delegation of Việt Nam arrived in Hà Nội Saturday, concluding his trip for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), and a working visit to the UK and an official visit to France.

The tour from October 31 to November 5 was made at the invitation of Prime Minister of the UK Boris Johnson and French Prime Minister Jean Castex.

Upon PM Chính and his entourage’s arrival at Nội Bài International Airport, Minister of Public Security Tô Lâm, on behalf of the delegation, handed over medical equipment and supplies and funding for the COVID-19 pandemic fight donated by individuals and organisations during the PM’s working trip to Europe to representatives of the Ministry of Health and the Việt Nam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee.

Minister of Public Security Tô Lâm hands over donated medical supplies to Minister of Health Nguyễn Thanh Long at Nội Bài International Airport. — VNA/VNS Photo Minh Đức

Accordingly, the Ministry of Health received medical equipment and supplies for COVID-19 treatment worth GBP3.5 million and 640,000 EUR donated by overseas Vietnamese and agencies in the UK and France, along with more than 400,000 syringes and medical supplies by the France-Việt Nam medical association.

The Việt Nam Fatherland Front Central Committee received VNĐ2 billion ($88,000) and more than GBP16,000 in cash donated by overseas Vietnamese and agencies in the UK, and EUR107,000 EUR by overseas Vietnamese and agencies in France. — VNS

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