RELEASED DATE 22 Jul 2021
On 22 July 2021, BIDV presented VND10 billion (USD435,000) to the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee - Ho Chi Minh City. BIDV's donation contributes more resources to the city's authorities and people to fight and control the pandemic. The money donated will be used by the city for the purchase of medical
equipment, vaccination work and pandemic response service.
To date, the total value of donation BIDV has made to the Covid-19 prevention and fighting work in the two years 2020 and 2021 is more than VND135 billion. Mr. Nguyen Thanh Trung - Standing Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City Fatherland Front Committee expressed the recognition and appreciation by the City’s authorities of BIDV’s support for the fight against the extremely complicated Covid-19 pandemic.
In other localities across the country, BIDV's branches also quickly encouraged their employees to join hands to support local authorities and medical facilities for the prevention and fighting against the pandemic.
Earlier on 5 June 2021, at the launching ceremony of the Fund for vaccination prevention of coronavirus disease 2019, BIDV donated an amount of VND60 billion (USD2.6 million) to the Fund. The entire amount of donations will be fully and promptly managed by the Fund and will be openly and transparently used for the right purposes in accordance with the law.
In addition to the donation to the Fund, this year, BIDV and its Trade Union have quickly sent support to the frontline health workers in pandemic-hit areas such as Hai Duong, Quang Ninh, Bac Giang, Bac Ninh, Vinh Phuc, Ha Tinh, K Hospital, Quang Binh, Lang Son... totaling over VND15 billion (USD652,000). Actively accompanying the government on the prevention and fight against Covid-19 pandemic, in May 2021, BIDV also presented VND25 billion (USD1.1 million) to the Ministry of Health for vaccine purchase.