Canon Vietnam handovers street lighting system to people in Yen Bai

PANO - Canon Vietnam Co., Ltd., in collaboration with the Yen Binh District Youth Union Chapter, organized a ceremony on April 21 to inaugurate and hand over a lighting system of the project "Lighting up the countryside to Xuan Lai commune, Yen Binh district, Yen Bai province.

The lighting system is part of the Lighting up the countryside project (2019) funded by Canon Vietnam Co. Ltd. to install lights along rural roads, thus contributing to ensuring the traffic safety and making the countryside more and more civilized and modern.

After nearly one month implementing the project, an over 3km lighting system has been completed at a cost of VND 56 million and put in use in the three villages of Ca Lo, Trung Tam and Cay Tre in Xuan Lai commune.

At the hand-over ceremony, General Director of Canon Vietnam Niimura Minoru said, Canon has conducted the Lighting up the countryside project since 2013. During seven years, Canon Vietnam invested in lighting systems in 64 villages and communes of the provinces of Bac Ninh, Yen Bai, Hai Duong, Phu Tho, Thanh Hoa, Lang Son, Tuyen Quang, with a total length of 150km, which has brought joy to local people. Through this project, I want more and more countryside roads to be lighted up, which facilitate local people's traveling.

On April 20, 50 Canon Vietnam volunteer workers painted 400m of public walls, planted flowers in the local school garden and cleaned the living environment of Xuan Lai commune. Their meaningful activities left a deep impression on local teachers, students and people.

Previously, on April 19, in Lang Son province, Canon Vietnam cooperated with Cao Loc district, Lang Son province, to hold a ceremony to hand over a 2.5km lighting system to Pac Bo village of Hai Yen commune.

According to Niimura Minoru, in the time to come, Canon Vietnam will continue the project in the four communes of Phuong Son (Luc Nam district), An Duong (Tan Yen district), Viet Tien (Viet Yen district), Hop Thinh (Hiep Hoa district), Bac Giang; and in the five other communes of Dai Dong, Canh Hung, Giang Son, Phu Luong, Dai Xuan in four districts of Tien Du, Gia Binh, Luong Tai, Que Vo, Bac Ninh province.

It is planning to hand over lighting systems to local people in Huong Xa commune, Ha Hoa district, Phu Tho province; Lam Xa commune, Ba Thuoc district, Thanh Hoa province and Hung My commune, Chiem Hoa district, Tuyen Quang province.

In 2019, Canon Vietnam is expected to invest more than VND 715 million in its Lighting up the countryside project in 14 communes of seven provinces with a total length of 33km.

Source: People's Army Newspaper