Deputy Foreign Minister and head of the committee Pham Quang Hieu sent a congratulatory letter to the event, stating that the establishment is important. He said he believes the association will sustainably link young Vietnamese and those of Vietnamese origin in Europe and hoped it to launch practical activities.

At the event

The congress elected a 24-member provisional executive committee, headed by Nguyen Thi Dieu Linh, who is head of the Vietnamese Students’ Association in the Czech Republic.

Nguyen Dieu Linh, deputy director of the State Committee’s department of economic relations and science and technology, lauded the contributions of Vietnamese students’ associations across European nations in the past time.

She wished the new association will create a common environment for Vietnamese youth in Europe to develop and mobilise their intellectual resources in contribution to Vietnam’s growth and improved relations with European countries.

Source: VNA