State leaders greet teachers on Vietnam Teacher’s Day

State leaders greeted all teachers across the country on the occasion of Vietnam Teacher’s Day (November 20) and made special visits to homes of senior teachers.

Le Manh Ha (R) presents certificates of merit and trophies to teams, individuals, and to other individuals who have contributed indirectly to the education sector (Photo: Sai Gon Giai Phong)

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, praised the accomplishments of the teaching staff of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and Public Administration on this occasion.

Deputy PM Phuc said that all the students of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and Public Administration were potential Party leaders and hence teachers at the Academy must impart both knowledge and principles of Marxism and Leninism, the political views of President Ho Chi Minh as well as update them on the Communist Party of Vietnam’s guidelines.

On the occasion, 10 teachers of the HCMC National Academy of Politics and Public Administration were given the second and third class Labor Orders, and certificates of appreciation by the government.

Education Minister Pham Vu Luan lauded the teaching staff of the People's Police Academy at a ceremony to mark Vietnam Teacher’s Day.

More than 12,800 teachers of schools in Ho Chi Minh City were awarded ‘Model teacher awards’ by the Ministry of Education and Training at a meeting to mark Vietnam Teacher’s Day organized by the Department of Education and Training on Friday.

In addition, the Ministry presented certificates of merit and trophies to 52 teams and 85 individuals, and to 25 other individuals who have contributed indirectly to the education sector.

Le Manh Ha, Deputy Chairman of the City People’s Committee, expressed appreciation of teachers who have been dedicated to their careers and expected that the teachers will continue to provide knowledge to students.

On the same day, HCMC leaders visited the homes of the late world-renowned agronomist Professor Luong Dinh Cua; Professor Nguyen Ngoc Giao, former director of the Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City; and Professor Nguyen Van Hanh, former Deputy Education Minister.

By staff writers - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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