Overseas Vietnamese to celebrate 70th anniversary of National Day

by VTV402 September 2015 Last updated at 03:46 AM

Overseas Vietnamese got rewarded for contribution to the development of the city (Photo: VL)
Overseas Vietnamese got rewarded for contribution to the development of the city (Photo: VL)

VTV.vn - The Ho Chi Minh Committee for Overseas Vietnamese held a celebration on Tuesday in Ho Chi Minh City to mark the 70th anniversary of the August Revolution and Vietnam’s National Day.

The city’s authorities spoke highly of the contributions of overseas Vietnamese community to the development of Ho Chi Minh City. In 2014, overseas remittances sent to Ho Chi Minh City reached nearly 5 billion USD. Vietnamese living abroad have also actively participated in social activities such as building charitable houses, concrete bridges in rural areas and providing scholarships for poor students.

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