Motorola Solutions Foundation Contributes Toward Public Safety in Vietnam

on Friday, 07 March 2014. Posted in Two Way Radio Industry News Blog

949.5 million VND (US$45,000) for public safety education and recognition of first responders

HANOI, Vietnam March 06, 2014

Motorola Solutions Inc. (NYSE: MSI) today, through the charitable arm of the company, Motorola Solutions Foundation, announced contributions totaling 949.5 million VND (US$45,000) to two organizations in Vietnam with the aim of enhancing public safety and recognizing the sacrifice and dedication of brave first responders across the country.

Trung Nguyen, country manager for Motorola Solutions Vietnam, presenting an official certificate of the Motorola Solutions Fund contribution to Nguyen Van Bong, vice director of the Social Charity Fund of the Vietnam Police News Agency. From left to right: Motorola Solutions senior director of legal and government affairs, Richard A. Brecher, Trung, US-ASEAN Business Council president Alexander Feldman, Hieu, Social Charity Fund vice director Nguyen Van Bong and College of Logistics & Technology for People Police vice rector, Dang Viet So.

The foundation's contribution to the College of Logistics & Technology for People Police will be used to fund workshops on public safety. In addition, families of selected first responders across Vietnam will receive financial assistance through the foundation's contribution to the Social Charity Fund's Bravery Fund.

The contributions were officially presented to the respective organizations in a brief ceremony during the US-ASEAN Business Council meeting, held at the Ministry of Public Security and attended by Dang Van Hieu, deputy minister from the Ministry of Public Security Vietnam, representatives from MSI and recipient organizations.

KEY FACTS

  • The Motorola Solutions Foundation has been committed to empowering communities in which it operates in. Through these contributions, the Motorola Solutions Foundation collaborates with public safety agencies and charity organizations to foster programs that aim to improve public safety.
  • The contributions were awarded to:
  • The College of Logistics & Technology for People Police to fund three workshops titled, "Public Safety Knowledge Sharing Series Understanding Mission Critical Communication Technologies." The workshops will present the latest information on public safety communication to over 200 public safety communication officials.
  • The Social Charity Fund's Bravery Fund, in recognizing the efforts of brave first responders across Vietnam. The contribution of 316.5 million VND (US$15,000) will benefit families of these first responders through financial assistance in the form of new house construction, as well as cash, gifts or scholarships.

SUPPORTING QUOTES

Trung Nguyen, country manager, Motorola Solutions Viet Nam Pte. Ltd.

"Motorola Solutions has been in Vietnam for many years and we are not only doing business, but also committed to being part of the community where we operate. Our contribution to the College of Logistics & Technology for People Police and the Social Charity Fund's Bravery Fund is our initiative to show our appreciation and lend assistance to those who dedicate their lives for the safety of the people of this nation."

Matt Blakely, senior director, Motorola Solutions Foundation

"Motorola Solutions Foundation is extremely proud to support the College of Logistics & Technology for People Police and the Social Charity Fund's Bravery Fund as part of our on-going commitment to improve the public safety in countries like Vietnam, where we live and work."

About Motorola Solutions Foundation

The Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions. With employees located around the globe, Motorola Solutions seeks to benefit the communities where it operates. The company achieves this by making strategic grants, forging strong community partnerships and fostering innovation. The Motorola Solutions Foundation focuses its funding on public safety, disaster relief, employee programs and education, especially science, technology, engineering and math programming. For more information on Motorola Solutions Corporate and Foundation giving, visit www.motorolasolutions.com/giving.