President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and delegates of the meeting

Established 26 years ago, the VYEA currently gathers more than 10,000 members nationwide.

VYEA Chairman Dang Hong Anh said facing the COVID-19 pandemic, businesspeople have always joined hands with the Party, State, and people to overcome difficulties.

They hope that the Party and State will continue issuing mechanisms, policies and support packages for businesses to overcome this trying time, he added.

Expressing his sympathy for businesses and entrepreneurs on their losses in the pandemic, President Phuc applauded their efforts to address difficulties, sustain production, retain employees, and contribute to social security in response to the Party and State’s appeal.

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks at the event.

He asked young entrepreneurs to uphold patriotism and national pride, noting that they should bring into play solidarity to maintain mutual support while strengthening their will and mettle to succeed in every circumstance and compete with their peers around the world.

As creativity is the strength of the youth, challenges should be viewed as the catalyst for creativity and entrepreneurship so as to develop businesses and the country. Young entrepreneurs need to have trust in their career, the people’s fortune, and the country’s future, and they should be confident and patient in their actions, according to the State leader.

The President said he will join other Party and State leaders in working to tackle hindrances facing businesses to help them address difficulties and grow more strongly.

Source: VNA