US Congressmen discuss children welfare with Vietnam


A US congressional delegation headed by Senator Mary Landrieu is on a visit to Vietnam from February 19-21 to discuss issues relating to children welfare and the resumption of a child adoption programme between the two countries.
At a press briefing in Hanoi on February 20, Senator Mary Landrieu of Louisiana said that they had working sessions with some relevant agencies of Vietnam on the issues. 
The US congressmen applauded tremendous efforts by Vietnam in enhancing the country’s children welfare system as well as its strengthened commitment in reforming child adoption scheme in the past years. 
The Vietnam visit is part of the delegation’s Asia-Pacific tour on the issue of children welfare schemes and inter-national child adoption.-VNA