The event aimed to encourage and commend Lao and Cambodian students who have demonstrated exceptional academic achievements and actively participated in friendly exchange activities during their study in Ho Chi Minh City. This program also contributed to nurturing the friendship among the youths of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia.

Outstanding Lao and Cambodian students exchange at the program.
Organizers present awards to Lao and Cambodian students.

In 2023, the selection council received 127 entries from 13 universities in Ho Chi Minh City. After thorough deliberation, the council unanimously honored 107 outstanding Lao students and 16 outstanding Cambodian students. Among them, one Lao student has been recognized as an outstanding student for six consecutive years, two students for five consecutive years, twelve students for four consecutive years, and eight students for three consecutive years.

Cultural performances during the commendation ceremony

Over the past 18 years since its first launch, this program has honored a total of 1,167 Lao and Cambodian students studying in Ho Chi Minh City.

Translated by Trung Thanh