Accordingly, 15 tons of rice will be delivered directly to the Phnom Penh Red Cross Society to help disadvantaged people in the pandemic area through the four rice ATMs, owned by Hoang Anh Tuan, Mr. “Rice ATM”, who has sponsored and presented to Cambodia during the Covid-19 outbreak in 2020.
Receiving the gift, Consulate General of Cambodia Sok Dareth highly appreciates the fact that Vietnamese young people have joined hands with the Cambodian people, described the gift as a meaningful and timely contribution to Cambodias’ efforts to combat the pandemic and also the sentiment and time-tested friendship between Vietnam and Cambodia in general, always standing side by side and sharing with each other in difficult times.
Also according to the Cambodian Consulate General, the Cambodian government has allowed all foreign representative agencies and Vietnamese businesses working in Cambodia to receive free vaccine shots, helping people feel secure to work and live in Cambodia. Together we will overcome the Covid-19 pandemic, he said.
Last week, Central Vietnam – Cambodia Friendship Association and Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) also gifted Cambodia over $200,000 for its fight against Covid-19.
The friendship association has set aside a sum of VND 100 million ($4,300) and medical supplies including 2,000 protective clothes, 50,0000 medical masks, and 1,000 bottles of hand sanitizer gel, worth VND 203 million (8,800) for Vietnamese people living in Cambodia.
According to khmertimeskh.com