Thursday, July 14, 2011

UK charity reviews activities in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia

Jul 14, 2011

Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK and Northern Ireland Vu Quang Minh has praised the Medical and Scientific Aid for Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia (MSAVLC) for its help to Vietnam over the past 46 years.

At a meeting to review MSAVLC’s charitable activities in 2010 held in London on July 12, the charity’s President Peter Lacy and Honorary Secretary Peter Lidgard said that humanitarian projects carried out in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia were worth a total of more than GBP100,000 last year.

They included projects to train 100 midwives in mountainous Lang Son province and help Agent Orange victims in Thanh Xuan peace village in Hanoi and the Tu Du Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.

At the event, Peter Lacy was re-elected as President and Peter Lidgard as Honorary Secretary of the MSAVLC. The participants reached consensus on promoting activities to raise funds for new projects in the three countries.

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