Vietnam, US to exhibit war remediation efforts in HCMC

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(VOVWORLD) - The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the War Remnants Museum signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in showcasing efforts to remedy war consequences in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday.
Vietnam, US to exhibit war remediation efforts in HCMC - ảnh 1Vietnamese and US representatives at the signing ceremony.

Under the MoU signed between USAID Country Director in Vietnam Aler Grubbs and Director of the museum Tran Xuan Thao, both sides will build a modern exhibition space that meets international standards, with convenient access for visitors.

The exhibits will feature mine clearance, environmental remediation, and support for people with disabilities.

Senator Jeff Merkley said at at the signing ceremony, “The program is to assist children and adults with disabilities coming from war to remove the mines and unexploded ordnance that can still explode even today and to remedy the hotspots of dioxin that continue to poison the atmosphere and the ground.”

The exhibition space is scheduled to be opened by 2025 on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the normalization of Vietnam-US diplomatic relations on July 12 and the 50th anniversary of national reunification on April 30, and the founding of the museum on September 4.