President Nguyen Xuan Phuc (right) makes a donation at the launch of the fundraising campaign on May 27 (Photo: VNA)
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has appealed to people both at home and abroad,
businesses, and organisations to make material and spiritual donations to the
fight against COVID-19.
At the launch of a
fundraising campaign held virtually by the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central
Committee on May 27, President Phuc expressed his gratitude to the healthcare
workers, other forces, and the entire political system for their efforts to
contain the pandemic.
He affirmed that the
Vietnamese Party, State, and people are highly grateful to philanthropists for
their donations, calling on all people to stay united in this combat.
Stressing that the country is
now in need of contributions from every people, the State leader asked citizens
from all social strata both at home and abroad, businesses in all economic
sectors, organisations, followers of religions, as well as other countries’
people to join hands with the entire Party, people, and army to defeat the
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and other participants at the launch of the fundraising campaign on May 27 (Photo: VNA)
He also told all-level
authorities, sectors, and people to thoroughly grasp the spirit of “fight the
pandemic is like fighting an enemy”, asking the Government to invest every
resource and take drastic, timely, uniform, and effective actions to combat the
Ensuring sufficient COVID-19
vaccines at this point of time is also a decisive factor in the fight’s victory,
the President emphasised.
At the launch, President
Phuc, leaders of ministries and sectors, socio-political organisations, and
religious dignitaries made donations to the pandemic prevention and control.
philanthropists pledged contributions worth over 2.7 trillion VND (116.8
million USD) to the efforts, according to the event organising board.
The country recorded more
than 1.3 trillion VND donated to the tasks between April 27 and May 26./.