Update: 08:47 | 31/08/2020
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has donated rice, masks and sanitisers to Vietnamese people in Cambodia who are facing serious difficulties due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The items were received by the Vietnamese Consulate General in Preah Sihanouk, the Vietnamese Embassy and the Khmer-Vietnamese Association in Cambodia at the Tinh Bien Border Checkpoint in An Giang Province on August 29.
Rice and masks distributed to Cambodian localities.
The Consulate General also took donations from philanthropists of Vietnamese descent who are members of the Khmer-Vietnamese Association along with entrepreneurs in the two provinces of Koh Kong and Preah Sihanouk.
On August 29, staff of the Vietnamese Consulate General handed nearly three tonnes of rice over to the Khmer-Vietnamese Association in Takeo, Kep and Kampot for prompt distribution to the underprivileged.
Under the plan, 10 tonnes of rice, 3,000 masks and 3,000 bottles of sanitisers will be delivered to 400 Vietnamese households and 100 Cambodian households in the provinces of Ta Keo, Kep, Kampot, Preah Sihanouk, Kampong Speu and Koh Kong.