HCMC marks 20th aniversary of establishment of Vietnam National University

Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City celebrated an anniversary ceremony yesterday, aiming to highlight it’s the 20th aniversary of establishment and development.

State President Truong Tan Sang offers a painting with the President’s handwriting “Tri” (Knowledge) to National University in Ho Chi Minh City on  the 20th aniversary of establishment and development of Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City.(Photo:SGGP)
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The event was attended by State President Truong Tan Sang, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan, Deputy Standing Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Vo Van Thuong and representatives of ministries, departments.

During past 20 years, Vietnam National University has always received supports of Party and Government. Presently, National University became a multi-disciplinary university with six member universities, research institutes, faculties and a number of science and technology centers.

5, 600 staffs including  3, 400 lectures and 60, 000 graduates, postgraduate students and masters  have studied and worked at the university.

In addition to training and education, there have been 20 student groups conducting researches in the fields of designing robots, chips, polymer- composite and researching original cell as international standards.

At the ceremony, President Truong Tan Sang stressed that National University in Ho Chi Minh City is one of the two largest national universities in Vietnam. Thus, it needs to lead in creating and implementing educational solutions and policies, which were released by Central Committee of the Party. 

On this occasion, President Truong Tan Sang offered a painting with the President’s handwriting “Tri” (Knowledge) to National University in Ho Chi Minh City.

On the same day, the President visited an exhibition on science and technology achievements, and inaugurated a small museum which depicts  Vietnam National University’s history

By Thanh Hung- Translated by Huyen Huong

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