Thai Consulate gives US$ 30,000 to poor cancer patients

Thai Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City and Department of Economy-finance of the Buddhism Shangha of Vietnam yesterday handed over nearly VND700 million (US$30,000) to poor cancer patients and child patients at the city’s Oncology Hospital.
Ms. Ureerat Ratanaprukse, the Thai consul in HCMC, gave the amount of $20,000 for supporting treatment charges of needy patients and children patients. She said that this fund is one of the charity activities of contribution to tightening friendship between the two countries.

By KHA HAN Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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