VietJetAir sponsors transportation and training equipment for Vietnamese Paralympics delegation
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Mr. Vu The Phiet, Vice President and General Secretary of Vietnam Paralympic Association and Mr. Pritam Singh, Deputy General Director of VietJetAir at the ceremony to see off the Vietnamese Paralympics delegation to London 2012 Paralympic Games held on July 18th, 2012 in Ho Chi Minh City.
VietJetAir will sponsor hundreds of tickets for members of Vietnamese Paralympics team to facilitate their travel in the run up to Paralympics Games London 2012. All the team members will gather in Ho Chi Minh City on 19 July 2012 and depart to Ireland for training and England for competition in August 2012.
The Vietnamese Paralympic team consists of 19 members, led by Mr. Pham Van Tuan, Deputy Head of the General Department of Sports and Physical Training. This includes 11 athletes, 4 coaches, 1 doctor, 1 interpreter, competing in athletics, swimming, and power-lifting.
Also, In order to facilitate their training and tournament, VietJetAir will sponsor clothing and equipment for all delegation members prior to their departure to Ireland.
Desmond Lin, Business development director of VietJetAir, said: “Given Vietnamese high spirit of sportsmanship and patriotism, VietJetAir is honored to contribute to the preparation of Vietnamese Paralympics delegation to London 2012 Paralympic Games. With a strong commitment for the community development, VietJetAir has so far taken part in many charity activities to help disabled and underprivileged children and groups as well as carrying out cultural exchanges with many social organizations to help drive them forward physically and spiritually.”
“The Vietnamese Paralympic athletes have the opportunity to do training program in Ireland in advance of the tournament. Thanks to training with international standard equipment and in ideal training and living conditions in Ireland, we hope that the team will be best prepared physically, technically, and psychologically in the lead to high achievements in competition in London this time,” said Lin.