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New Paccom DirectorMarch 4, 2009
The People’s Aid Coordinating Committee (Paccom) of Vietnam recently appointed a new director. Mr. Don Tuan Phong takes on the mantle of director of the government department that coordinates the efforts of international non-governmental organizations (INGO’s) in Vietnam. Paccom also plays an advisory role to groups that are interested in working in Vietnam and serves as an interface between international aid efforts and Vietnam’s national socio-economic strategy. | Mr. Phong succeeds Mr. Nguyen Van Kien, who is now the director of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO). | Paccom helps GVI secure entrance visas for its volunteers and also facilitates communications with provincial governments in areas where GVI has established projects.