The first-ever Vietnam Day drew a large number of students from PREU and other universities with an exhibition of paintings and art works, as well as folk games and quiz on Vietnamese history and traditions.

Mai Nguyen Tuyet Hoa, First Secretary of the Vietnamese Embassy in Russia, reads Ambassador Dang Minh Khoi's letter to the school.

Within the program, a seminar on the Russia-Vietnam relations in the new political situation was held with the participation of representatives from Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, scientists and businesses of the two countries, the Vietnamese Embassy and the Vietnamese Association in Russia, as well as PREU lecturers and students.

PREU Rector Ivan Lobanov said that the Vietnam Day not only contributes to reinforcing the relations between the two countries, but also affirms their close cooperation in education and training.

He said PREU is ready to cooperate with Vietnam in such economics majors as digital economy and green economy, and in exchange and collaboration among Russian and Vietnamese scholars.

At the event, PREU and RV-Exim Solutions company signed a cooperation deal in student training.

An art performance at the event

In his greetings letter to Rector Lobanov on this occasion, Vietnamese Ambassador Dang Minh Khoi affirmed that the Vietnam Day targets not only PREU lecturers and students but also Russians and Vietnamese. The diplomat praised the university’s traditional cooperation with Vietnam and its important role in strengthening education and training cooperation and mutual understanding between the two peoples.

Participants also had a chance to enjoy art performances by Vietnamese and Russian students.

Currently, about 400 Vietnamese students are studying and conducting research at PREU, making it the Russian university hosting the highest number of students from the Southeast Asian nation.

Source: VNA