President Komura Masahiko (2nd from left) presents gift to build an
ethnic boarding school in Bằc
Hà Nội, October 27, 2009 - Photo: VNA
Minister Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân briefed the guests about some
achievements in promoting gender equality and reducing poverty in Việt Nam, stressing
women’s role in the country’s socio-economic development.
ALFS President Komura Haruko, spouse of former Japanese FM Komura
Masahiko, introduced operations of the Society and some outcome of her working
visit to Việt Nam.
Also in the reception, Mrs. Komura Haruko gave ¥935,545 (or
US $9,500) to the representative of the northern
province of Bắc Cạn as a fund to help the province
mitigate consequences of natural disasters.
By Xuân Hoàng