AstraZeneca announces $50m investment to restore forest in Việt Nam

May 10, 2023

LONDON — Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bùi Thanh Sơn hosted a reception in London on May 5 for Vice President Global SHE and Sustainability at AstraZeneca Juliette White and attended a ceremony to announce its investment worth US$50 million to restore forests and landscapes in Việt Nam. After hearing a report on AstraZeneca’s underway programmes in Việt Nam, especially a project on planting 22.5 million trees worth $50 million to restore forests and landscapes, Sơn spoke highly of AstraZeneca’s contributions to the development of Việt Nam’s health care sector over the past 25 years, which has shown that AstraZeneca is a trustworthy partner of Việt Nam. Việt Nam highly values its cooperation with AstraZeneca, he said. Apart from its positive contributions to the global COVID-19 fight, AstraZeneca provided early and timely support in controlling the pandemic in Việt Nam. The Vietnamese Foreign Ministry will continue actively supporting AstraZeneca in its projects in Việt Nam, contributing to strengthening cooperation between AstraZeneca and relevant Vietnamese agencies of Việt Nam, he said.

The source of this news is from Vietnam News