Vietnamese association in RoK elects new executive board

At the event (Source: VNA)

Seoul (VNA) – A 21-member executive board of the
Vietnamese association in the Republic of Korea for the 2017-2019 tenure was
elected at the association’s conference in Seoul on July 8 which reviewed its
2015-2017 activities and outline tasks for 2017-2019 tenure.

Nguyen Ngoc Cam, Honorary Mayor of Seoul was elected as chairwoman while Tran
Hai Linh, Chairman of the association’s executive board for the 2015-2017
tenure, as Honorary Chairman.

Speaking at the event, Linh said nearly 150,000 Vietnamese
people are living and working in the RoK.

In the past years, the association held a number of cultural
and sport festivals, provided support for multi-cultural Vietnam-RoK families
and Vietnamese nationals living in need in both the RoK and the home country.
Notably, a photo exhibition affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa and
Truong Sa archipelagos and requiems for Vietnamese martyrs were also held while
a fund “For Vietnam’s sea and island sovereignty” was established.

During the third tenure from 2017-2019, the association will
continue popularising images of Vietnam and its people, particularly in 2017
when Vietnam and the RoK celebrate the 25th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic

In his speech, Vietnamese Ambassador to the RoK Nguyen Vu Tu
committed support to the association so that the Vietnamese nationals in the
RoK could further contribute to bilateral ties.-VNA

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