French Senate President Visits City

French Senate President Christian Poncelet meets an ill child parent at the Heart Institute Thursday (Photo:U.Phuong)

French Senate President Christian Poncelet and his entourage had a tour of Ho Chi Minh City, including a short stopover at the Heart Institute Thursday.

The French team had a meeting with the institute’s staff. Mr. Poncelet had a tour of the institute, including the operation room and the pediatric patient room. He asked the children’s parents how old they are and which disease they are suffering from.

French Ambassador to Viet Nam Hervé Bolota and representatives of the French Consulate escorted the team around the institute.

Mr. Poncelet was visiting the nation at the invitation of Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong.

By Uyen Phuong

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