Japan Offers Grants to Viet Nam’s Education

Many elementary schools in the northern region will be repaired with Japan's non-refundable aid. (Photo:VH) 

Viet Nam and Japan have inked three diplomatic notes on Japan’s aid programs of Viet Nam’s education and training sector.

By that, Japanese Government will grant Viet Nam the ¥527 million “Scholarships to improve human resources” and offer non-refundable aid of ¥511 million to rebuild some elementary schools in the northern region.

Reportedly, up to 175 Vietnamese students have obtained Master degrees in Japan, over 100 of whom have return home and hold many key positions in the country.

The Ministry of Education and Training also announced the completion of Japanese Govt-funded 26 elementary schools with over 230 classrooms in Bac Giang and Thai Nguyen Provinces.

The signing ceremony, July 6, saw the attendance of Deputy Minister of Education and Training Tran Van Nhung and Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Viet Nam Norio Hattori .

Source: TT - Translated by Van Hanh

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