Tan was amongst 67 residents honored at a ceremony hosted by Czech President Milos Zeman on the Prague Citadel on Monday, Vietnam Information Company reported.
Zeman introduced state decorations awarded in 2020 and 2021 to essentially the most excellent Czechs in many various fields.
The ceremony is often held on October 28 yearly, on the event of the “Impartial Czechoslovak State Day.”
Nonetheless, it was not held for 2 years due to the Covid-19 pandemic being at its peak, the Prague Morning newspaper mentioned.
Trinh Tan (L) donates masks in Ostrava to help the Covid-19 combat in 2020. Photograph by Vietnam Information Company
Tan received the Order of Advantage for his service to the Czech Republic.
He was acknowledged for his energetic contributions to strengthening the connection between the individuals of Czechia and Vietnam in North Morava Province in addition to the connection between the 2 nations.
Tan is president of the Vietnamese Affiliation of North Morava and Ostrava, and a member of the Council of Ethnic Minorities of North Morava and Ostrava metropolis (Moravskoslezský kraj) within the northeast of Czechia.
In the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, Tan performed an vital function amongst Vietnamese neighborhood in organizing the manufacturing of tens of hundreds of protecting masks and gloves to donate to hospitals, nursing properties and social service amenities in Czechia, other than monetary help.
Tan is native of Quynh Phu District in Vietnam’s northern Thai Binh Province. He graduated as an mining engineer from the Technical College of Ostrava in Czechia.
Tan mentioned he wished to see Vietnamese representatives within the Council of Ethnic Minorities in each province and metropolis throughout the Czech Republic, and to have second and third generations of Vietnamese individuals more and more built-in into the area people.
One other want is that high quality Vietnamese language training develops effectively throughout the nation, he mentioned.
There are greater than 7,000 Vietnamese individuals in North Morava Province, the third largest ethnic group after the Poles and Slovakians.