French Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City visits Ben Tre

Mr Nicolas Warnery, the French Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City , has visited Ben Tre recently. During the visit, Mr Warnery met with Ben Tre's Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Thanh Ha, and worked with many of the province's departments and services on a range of social, economic and cultural issues, particularly the issue of French parents adopting Vietnamese children. The two sides have discussed a variety of ethical and legal aspects of children adoption in regard of international norm and laws.In the past, Ben Tre's children were among those adopted by French parents, were brought to live in French and now have grown up to be good and successful citizens in France . This year alone, 5 children are on the way to complete procedural process for adoption to go to live in France with their new parents.

On his visit, Mr Warnery also worked with the province's Department of Justice on several legal issues, and came to see mishap children at the Ben Tre Home Center .

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