The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of Ho Chi Minh City commended and rewarded 130 outstanding Lao and Cambodian students who are studying in local universities at a ceremony in the city on December 8.
The students, including 97 from Laos and 33 from Cambodia, have achieved good academic performances and active engagement in youth movements.
According to Pham Kieu Hung from the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of Ho Chi Minh City said that the city is hosting 792 Lao and Cambodian students studying in 25 local universities and academies.
|A total of 130 outstanding Lao and Cambodian students were honoured at the ceremony (Photo: VNA)
In the 2018-2019 academic year, the students have joined numerous extracurricular activities, including visits to historical relic sites, and Vietnamese-Lao-Cambodian student exchanges, he said.
The students have received optimal conditions to study and live in the city, he added.
Hung held that the students are not only good mirrors in studying but also strong factors for the reinforcement and development of friendship between Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.
Leng Samnag, a fourth-year student of Nguyen Tat Thanh University, showed delight to study in a dynamic city and receive support from teachers and fellow students.
Over the past 13 years, the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of Ho Chi Minh City has honoured nearly 600 Lao and Cambodian students.VNA