Daniel J. Kritenbrink, the US Ambassador to Vietnam, paid a visit to the Vietnam Friendship Village located in Hoai Duc district of Hanoi on January 13.
Ambassador Kritenbrink joins in a group photo alongside children at the Vietnam Friendship Village.
Colonel Nguyen Thang Long, Director of the Vietnam Friendship Village, is on hand to welcome the US Ambassador to the site.
A number of members of personnel from the United States and representatives of the charity Spirit of America join the delegation.
The US diplomat greets disabled children and Agent Orange victims.
Ambassador Kritenbrink meets with war veterans.
Speaking on behalf of the Vietnam Friendship Village, Colonel Thang Long shows sincere thanks to the US Ambassador and the Spirit of America charity for providing support to the villagers through medical equipment.
Colonel Thang Long gives a brief introduction into the village’s activities and recent history.
Ambassador Kritenbrink pledges to continue providing support and assistance to Vietnam in the future.
Colonel Thang Long presents an embroidery image to the US diplomat that had been made by the village’s children.
Representatives of the Spirit of America charity deliver vital medical equipment to the village.
The US diplomat also visits some of the classrooms in the village.
The US Ambassador poses for a photo alongside the villagers.