City youth launch volunteer campaign in Laos

The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday  launched a volunteer campaign to Laos in this summer.

Head of the HCMC Party Committee’s Public Relations Nguyen Van Ranh encourages volunteers at the launching ceremony of the volunteer campaign (Photo:SGGP)

Nearly 70 students from city universities, colleges registered to participate in the campaign with many volunteer activities such as providing  free health check and medicines for poor people, helping households to repair houses, carrying out cultural exchange programs...

The mission aims to tighten friendship, solidarity between Laos and Vietnam.

At the launching ceremony of the campaign young volunteers offered flowers at the Statue of President Ho Chi Minh. City leaders encouraged the volunteers  to complete their mission.

The launching ceremony was attended by Head of the HCMC Party Committee’s Public Relations Nguyen Van Ranh, Deputy Consul General of Laos in Ho Chi Minh City Somxayphone Thipphavong.

The campaign is expected to last to August 9.

In the related news, within the framework of the cultural exchange festival for children of three neighboring countries from July 28-31, a meeting between leaders of the city Party Committee, People’s Committee with children in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia was held at city's Youth Communist Union' headquarter yesterday.

At the meeting, Deputy Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thi Thu Ha said that the children had an opportunity not only to tighten international friendship, solidarity but also introduce the historical, cultural values of the three countries through the festival.

Deputy Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thi Thu Ha gifts Lao children at the meeting(Photo:SGGP)

By Tuan Vu- Translated by Huyen Huong

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