Get-together for Overseas Vietnamese to be held

A get-together for overseas Vietnamese return home to welcome the traditional lunar New Year festival (Tet) will be held at Melia hotel in Hanoi on January 23, according to the Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (COVA).

The function will be jointly held by the COVA, the Fatherland Front Central Committee, the Hanoi People's Committee and Vietnam Television.

COVA has worked with aviation, tourism, customs and other relevant sectors to simplify procedures for overseas Vietnamese returning home for Tet.

The number of overseas Vietnamese returning home for Tet are estimated at more than 150,000 people, 20% increase over last year. (VNA)
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