City leader receives UNICEF East Asia and Pacific

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong welcomed the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Regional Director for East Asia and the Pacific Mrs. Karin Hulshof on August 31.
 
At the reception, Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong highly appreciated role and contribution of UNICEF in taking care of and protecting children all over the world in general and Vietnam in particular.
 
The city leaders always respected UNICEF's activities in protecting, educating and caring of children.
 
Mrs. Karin Hulshof admitted that Vietnam has got outstanding achievements in fields of health, education, to children with difficult circumstances and disable ones.
 
She highly appreciated that National Assembly of Vietnam approved the Child Law in April, 2016, and considered it as a new step in creating law framework about children protection and support.

By Xuan Hanh- Translated by Huyen Huong

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