VIETNAM HIGHER EDUCATION EXHIBITION – PROMOTING COOPERATION FOR EDUCATION BETWEEN VIETNAM – LAOS3 tháng 10, 2022
On September 29, in Vientiane capital of Lao PDR, the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training and the Laotian Ministry of Education and Sports jointly organized the Vietnam-Laos Higher Education Exhibition.
Laos and Vietnam are close neighbors with a long tradition of special friendship. The cooperation in the field of Culture and Education between Vietnam and Laos has always received special attention from the two Parties of Vietnam and Laos. Annually, Annually, the Vietnamese Government, higher education institutions, provinces/cities and businesses of Vietnam dedicate a lot of scholarships to Lao citizens. Therefore, Vietnam has always been a favorite destination for many Laotian students.
Over the years, many generations of Laotian students after graduating in Vietnam, they have continued contributing for the development of the country and now they are holding the important positions in state agencies, educational institutions and businesses in Laos. It is the contribution for the socio-economic development of Laos. Currently, there are about 14,000 Laotian students studying in Vietnam at nearly 160 educational institutions nationwide with all the programs that Vietnam can train such as short-term, language, bachelor degree, master degree, doctoral degree, internship, ...
Deputy Minister Nguyen Van Phuc speaking at the opening of the exhibition.
At the exhibition, Vietnamese universities introduced to Laotian students and other people about the potential and strengths in each training field, training quality; especially experiences in training international students like as Laotian students, the supports and scholarship programs for Laotian students.
The Vietnam Higher Education Exhibition has attracted more than 1300 high school students of 12th grade from 12 high schools in Vientiane capital to attend and learn information. In addition, there were representatives of 17 departments of education and training of provinces/cities, universities and some Laotian and Vietnamese enterprises in Laos attending the exhibition.
Over 60 years, Vietnam has trained about thousands of Laos students in the fields of politics, administration, security, defense, economics, technology, teachers, etc. And now they became key officials, employees holding important positions in the political system and economic establishments during the revolutionary struggle period as well as in the stages of national defense, construction and development. In contrast, in the period 1982-2022, the Government of Laos also trained nearly 5,000 officials and students for Vietnam to build a team of Vietnamese experts on Laos, thereby contributing to the development of the cooperative relationship. The comprehensive cooperation between Laos and Vietnam is getting closer and closer.
The delegation of Vietnam National University of Forestry led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phung Van Khoa - Vice President and leaders of Training Division, Post-Graduate Training Division also participated in the event.
The exhibition of VNUF was visited by many students and visitors to find information.
On the sidelines of the exhibition, VNUF consulted to Ms. Thongmy DUANSAKDA - Deputy Director of Student Affairs Department - Laotian Ministry of Education and Sports and the Board of Management from National University of Laos.