April 19, 2017 | 20:37 (GMT+7)
Vietnam and Singapore strengthen youth cooperation
PANO – The National Committee on Youth of Vietnam signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Youth Council (NYC) of Singapore for the 2017-2022 period on April 18 in Hanoi.
The MoU aims to further promote the friendly relations and cooperation between the two countries’ youths, and contribute to the development of the strategic partnership between the two countries.
The cooperation focused on community activities for young people, delegation exchanges and sending delegates to major youth-related events in each country. The two sides also continue to strengthen bilateral and multilateral youth cooperation through international events and multilateral forums for youth.
Addressing the signing ceremony, Grace Fu, Singaporean Minister of Culture, Community and Youth and NYC Chairwoman, said that over the past years, 18 projects have been carried out, attracting the participation of 1,800 Vietnamese young people. The signing of this MoU has further proved the steadfast cooperation between the two countries’ young organizations in particular, and the two countries in general. She also believed that the two countries’ young people will continue to support and help each other become global youths in the future.
For his part, Le Quoc Phong, Alternate member to the Central Committee of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, Chairman of the National Committee on Youth of Vietnam, affirmed that Vietnamese youth are making efforts in equipping themselves with skills and knowledge to develop themselves comprehensively and contribute to the development of the country.
The chairman also hoped that the two sides will carry out a number of practical activities for the two countries’ youths in future.
Translated by Thuy Duong