The Dariu Foundation was presented with the Certificate of Merit for its contribution to Vietnam’s poverty reduction and sustainable development between 2014-2018.
This award was presented by Mr. Bui Thanh Son, Deputy Foreign Minister and Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations to 29 out of 500 NGOs operating in Vietnam.
Appreciating foreign NGOs’ assistance for and friendship with the Vietnamese people, Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son said the cooperation has resulted in very encouraging achievements, besides from contributing to local poverty reduction and sustainable development. Foreign NGOs have also greatly helped promote relations between Vietnam and countries around the world.
Evaluating foreign NGOs’ role in local development, Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, attributed the country’s enormous poverty reduction and socio-economic development attainments, partly to the substantial assistance from friends around the world, including foreign NGOs.
Nga expressed her hope, that Vietnam will continue receiving strong support from other countries, international organizations, foreign NGOs and development partners for its reform, integration and sustainable development efforts.