VUSTA’s leader hosts reception for regional representative of Bread for the World
On the morning of April 10th, 2023, Vice President of VUSTA Pham Ngoc Linh hosted a reception for Ms. Eva-Maria Jongen, Head of Bread for the World (BftW) Representative Office in Vietnam and Laos, to bid farewell at the end of her tenure.
Attending the meeting with the Vice President was Ms. Duong Thi Nga, Head of the International Cooperation Department, and some officials of the VUSTA.
Vice Chairman Pham Ngoc Linh presented a gift to Ms. Eva-Maria in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations
Vice President Pham Ngoc Linh presented a gift to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the VUSTA to Ms. Eva-Maria. He congratulated Mrs. Eva-Maria on her successful term in Vietnam, highly appreciated her role and thanked her for the positive support that she and her team at the BftW office provided to the VUSTA. For the past eight years, since taking on the role of Head of the BftW Representative Office, Ms. Eva-Maria has selected Vietnamese partners to implement projects sponsored by BftW, more than half of which are scientific and technological organizations affiliated to VUSTA.
During the meeting, Ms. Eva-Maria thanked VUSTA for the good cooperation, supporting member organizations in implementing activities with BftW, and trusted that the new regional representative would also have close cooperation in the coming years.
Linh hopes that the cooperation between BftW and scientific and technological organizations under the VUSTA in implementing projects related to BftW's areas of operation (supporting agricultural and rural development, gender equality, improving livelihoods, protecting the environment, climate change adaptation, capacity building, supporting migrant workers...) will continue to develop in the next phase.
On this occasion, VUSTA Vice President Pham Ngoc Linh presented a gift to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the VUSTA to Ms. Eva-Maria, once again thanked her for the contributions in supporting member organizations of the VUSTA and wishing her good health and success in life.