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Vietnam National University of Agriculture supported Japan to recover from the earthquake

On the afternoon of 17th May, 2016, a delegation from Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA) paid a visit to the Embassy of Japan in Vietnam in order pledge support for relief efforts over losses caused by the consecutive earthquake occurred on 14th and 16th April in Kumamoto province, Japan.

Leading the delegation was Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Lan, the Party Committee Secretary, President of VNUA, accompanied by Prof. Dr. Tran Duc Vien, the chairman of the Board of Trustees and leaders of the International Cooperation Office. Mr. Fukada Hiroshi, the Ambassador of Japan in Vietnam warmly welcomed the delegation.

During the visit, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Lan sincerely conveyed her deep sympathy for the losses of life and property that the Japanese were suffering and expressed admiration for strong spirit, courage and resilience of the Japanese in the recovery efforts. Through the Embassy of Japan in Vietnam, staff as well as students of VNUA sent heartfeltcondolences to all of those affected by the recent earthquakes in Kumamoto. VNUA donated 100 million VND to join hands in the recovery efforts. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Lan strongly believed that the Japanese with their spirit of unity and willpower will soon overcome this tragedy.

On behalf of the Japanese, the Ambassador Fukada Hiroshi thanked for generous support from VNUA. More than ever, Japan highly appreciated contribution from the other countries and partners to quickly overcome consequences and stabilize their lives.