PHILIPPINE AMBASSADOR TO VIETNAM RECEIVES RICE DONATION FOR THE VICTIMS OF TYPHOON RAI FROM THE VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENT
1 April 2020, Hanoi – Philippine Ambassador to Vietnam Meynardo LB. Montealegre formally received from the Government of Vietnam a donation of 200 Tons of Rice for the Victims of Typhoon Rai (codename typhoon Odette) at a handover ceremony held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 01 April 2022. The Vietnamese side was spearheaded by Ms. Nguyen Min Hang, Assistant to the Foreign Minister of Vietnam and Director General of the Department of Economic Affairs.
On behalf of the Philippine Government, Ambassador Montealegre extended his sincere appreciation to the government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam for the donation, as well as to Vietnamese businessman Mr. Jonathan Hanh Nguyen for his support in facilitating the transport of said donations to the port of Cebu.
In their respective remarks, both sides highlighted the close friendly relations and strategic partnership between the two countries that manifest closely in their assistance in the times of need.
Ambassador Meynardo LB. Montealegre with H.E. Nguyen Ming Hang, Assistant
to the Foreign Minister
Ambassador Montealegre delivering his remarks
Meeting with H.E. Nguyen Ming Hang, Assistant to the Foreign Minister