The Vietnam government is continuing outreach to Viet Kieu in an effort to create solidarity among Vietnamese worldwide. As part of that, Hanoi will host the first conference of overseas Vietnamese worldwide November 20-22, according to the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese. The conference organizers expect participation of about 1,000 delegates, including 650 overseas Vietnamese, who represent Vietnamese communities in more than 100 countries and territories worldwide.
Deputy Foreign Minister and Chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Nguyen Thanh Son said the conference represented the spirit of national harmony and solidarity. It would be a forum for the Vietnamese community abroad to contribute their strengths and intelligence to their home country’s development.
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