Hanoi (VNA) – Sun Group and Vietnam Airlines signed on March 10 a Cooperation agreement on support for repatriation Vietnamese and their family members from war zones in Ukraine returning home.
Under the agreement, the parties will join together to organize flights to bring home Vietnamese people in Ukraine who have been evacuated to Poland and Romania. Sun Group will cover the full cost of the flights and Vietnam Airlines will offer the most preferential fares.
Vietnamese and their relatives in Ukraine who wish to return home will be transported free of charge.
As planned, the flights will be operated until the request is completed.
The first flight is scheduled to take off from Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on March 12 bound for Warsaw to pick up Vietnamese from Ukraine and return on March 13.
Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Hieu, who is also chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs, said the Party and the state always pay attention to protecting Vietnamese citizens and their legitimate interests, and legal persons abroad, claiming that it is an inseparable part of the Vietnamese community in the motherland.
He appreciated the business community’s participation alongside the government to help and protect Vietnamese overseas, saying it demonstrates the spirit of solidarity and contributes significantly to carrying out the work of protecting citizens quickly and efficiently. especially in crises like in Ukraine.
In the afternoon of the same day, Hieu received Huong Tran Kieu Dung, Vice President of FLC Group and Vice Chairman of the Board of Bamboo Airways, who said that the group will finance all flights operated by Bamboo Airways. to evacuate Vietnamese from Ukraine./.