Speaking at the event, KOCHAM President Kim Heung-Soo said that although Korean companies have faced many difficulties due to the Covid-19 epidemic, most of the association’s associations still strive to fulfill their social responsibility. business, donating money and items to support people in difficult circumstances in Vietnam.
Kim said Korean businesses have donated more than 3.8 billion dong in cash and items worth 2.1 billion dong. These money and items will be donated to students, students, patients, pediatric patients and families in difficult circumstances.
Charity Night has been maintained annually since the non-profit organization KOCHAM was established in 2003. KOCHAM represents more than 5,000 Korean businesses investing in central and southern Vietnam.
Representatives of Korean businesses gave charity money
The event was attended by more than 200 leaders of Korean businesses who are the main sponsors, Consul General of Korea in Ho Chi Minh City Lim Jae Hoon and leaders of the People’s Committee, Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Accounting. Planning and Investment, Customs Department, Tax Department, Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs in Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong Province, Dong Nai, Ba Ria-Vung Tau and Long An.
Consul General Lim expressed his expectation that Korean companies will continue with KOCHAM to actively participate in corporate social responsibility activities.
“I also hope that the business community will accompany the governments of Vietnam and Korea to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic, together to make efforts to strengthen the economic development and friendship of the two countries. . There is a saying, ‘Good deeds will meet many good things’, I hope that when we share our kind hearts, there will be many good and happy things coming to this world, ”Mr. Lim said.
Mr. Lim also appreciated the way the Vietnamese government responded to the Covid-19 pandemic, thanks to the fact that businesses can be assured of doing business.
KOCHAM awarded medals to representatives of businesses donating money to charity
According to Mr. Lim, since establishing diplomatic relations in 1992 up to now, Korea-Vietnam relationship has developed dramatically in all fields such as politics, economy and human resources.
“Although the Covid-19 epidemic had an impact on the global economy, Korea still maintained its first position with a total accumulated investment capital in Vietnam of 70.4 billion USD. More than 9,000 Korean businesses contribute to the development of Vietnam’s economy ”, Mr. Lim added.