Belarus supplies humanitarian aid to VN

Update: January, 21/2018 - 21:00
On Sunday, a Belarusian aircraft carrying humanitarian cargo land at Cam Ranh Airport in Khánh Hòa Province. Photo courtesy of the Belarusian Embassy
Viet Nam News

KHÁNH HÒA  A Belarusian aircraft with humanitarian cargo weighing a total of 42 tonnes landed at Cam Ranh Airport in Khánh Hòa Province on Sunday.

The cargo was accompanied by a delegation of representatives from the Ministry for Emergency Situations of Belarus led by Deputy Minister for Emergency Situations, Aleksandr Khudoleev, according to a press release by the Belarusian Embassy.

The delegation brought humanitarian aid to the regions of Việt Nam most severely affected by destructive typhoons and floods last year.

The humanitarian aid includes goods from Belarusian producers such as food products (children’s dry mixes, cereals, canned meat), tents, blankets, diesel power generators, and camp cots.

On the same day, a solemn ceremony took place at Cam Ranh airport in which the Ambassador of Belarus to Việt Nam, and Deputy Minister for Emergency Situations of Belarus handed over the humanitarian aid to the Vietnamese side.

Leaders of Khánh Hòa Province as well as Việt Nam Disaster Management Authority of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Việt Nam and local Fatherland Front representatives attended the event.  VNS