Female overseas Vietnamese applauded in Hanoi Posted: Dec 07,2009
Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa, Chairwoman of the Vietnam Women's Union, has praised the role of overseas Vietnamese, especially the female in contributing to the country’s development and boosting the friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and other countries.
Speaking at a meeting with 200 female overseas Vietnamese in Hanoi on November 22, Chairwoman Hoa said that overseas Vietnamese have been very active in promoting Vietnam’s images, culture and people.
Overseas Vietnamese are an integral parts of the great family of Vietnam and they always bring into full play their patriotism, cultural identities, and national traditions. The Party and State have acknowledged and highly valued women’s great contributions and have created favourable conditions for them to implement gender equal and advancement.
Nguyen Van Ky, an expatriate in France, called on the Union to help overseas Vietnamese maintain and impart the Vietnamese language, culture and history to young generations.
Other representatives from the US and Ukraine expressed their sentiments to the country and gave opinions on the development of the Union.