In the morning of August 30, 2019, Finland Vietnam Friendship and Cooperation Association in collaboration with the Vietnam National University of Forestry (VNUF) organized the 3rd National Congress of Vietnam - Finland Friendship Association for 2019-2024 to evaluate mission last time, discuss a direction of the next time period and strengthen the organization of the Association.
Attended with Mr. Kari Kahiluoto - ambassador of Finland in Vietnam; Ms. Nguyen Phuong Nga - President of Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO); Mr. Pham Trung Giang - Deputy Director of non-governmental organization (NGO) department, Ministry of Domestic Affairs; Ms. Pham Thi Thai - Member of VUFO Committee, Chief of Department of European Commission (EC); representatives of Central Commission of Foreign Relations, Foreign Ministry, representatives of Northwestern Europe Friendship Association; representatives of Finland - Vietnam Friendship Association; and reporters attended and reported the congress.
From the Vietnam - Finland Friendship Association was Mr. Ha Cong Tuan - Deputy Minister of Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development (MARD), President of Vietnam Friendship Association, 2nd
tenure; Mr. Pham Tat Thang - Vice President of National Assembly Committee for Culture, Education, Youth, and Children, Vice President of the Association; Mr. Doan Minh Tuan - Former Director of the Department of Legal Inspection of Vietnam Administration of Forestry am Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST). Mr. Tran Kim Long, Former Director of International Cooperation Department, MARD; Members of the Committee of the Association, the Executive Committee of the Association and others.
From the VNUF with Prof.Dr. Tran Van Chu - President; comrades in the Party Committee, University Management Board, leaders of departments in the University.
At the Congress, delegates listened to Mr. Tran Kim Long - General Secretary of Vietnam - Finland Friendship Association report, summarizing the work of the period 2013-2019, directions for the period 2019-2024.
Mr. Tran Kim Long - General Secretary of the Association
Executive Committee of the Association, 3rd tenure, 2019-2024
The Congress passed the Summary Report of the Association's activities in the last period, and directions in the new tenure; discussed, contributed many ideas in the Congress documents and Association regulations. The Congress elected 30 members for the 3rd Executive Committee. They have good qualification, capacity, prestige, health and willing to build and develop the Association. The Executive Committee of the Congress elected Prof.Dr. Tran Van Chu - President of VNUF is President of Vietnam - Finland Friendship Association for the period 2019-2024; elected 4 Vice Presidents; elected the General Secretary of the Association.
Mr. Kari Kahiluoto - ambassador of Finland in Vietnam
Prof.Dr. Tran Van Chu - President of VNUF is President of Vietnam - Finland Friendship Association for the period 2019-2024