Board of Directors of the East Meets West Foundation Works in Da Nang
In the afternoon of 6th March 2017, Deputy Chairman of the Da Nang People's Committee, Dang Viet Dung, had a warmly meeting with the Board of Directors of the East Meets West Foundation (EMWF) from the United States, led by Ms. Melinda Griffith, Interim Chief Executive Officer, during the working trip of the delegation in Da Nang City.
Attending the meeting were leaders from the Da Nang Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Health, Da Nang Protection Association for Disadvantaged Women and Children, and Da Nang Association for Study Promotion.
Deputy Chairman of the Da Nang People's Committee, Dang Viet Dung, taking a photo with the delegation
At the meeting, Mr. Dang Viet Dung expressed his gratitude to and high appreciation of the support of EMWF through important humanitarian programmes/projects in Da Nang in the recent years such as: Funding Construction and Medical Equipment for Da Nang Hospital and Da Nang Hospital for Eyecare; Construction of 400 houses for households in the clearance area of Son Tra District, etc. Mr. Dang Viet Dung committed that the City always accompanies and supports EMWF in humanitarian activities in Da Nang.
On behalf of the delegation, Ms. Melinda Griffith, expressed her admiration for the dramatic changes of Da Nang in comparison with those in the 1990s, when EMWF started operations here. She affirmed that Da Nang has always been one of the provinces/cities that EMWF's humanitarian assistance focuses on in Viet Nam.