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Meeting with students of Laos on the traditional New Year Bunpimay

Thursday, 27/04/2017

In the afternoon of April 13th, 2017, the provincial People's Committee held a meeting with the exchange students of the Lao People's Democratic Republic supportively trained by Vinh Phuc province on the occasion of the traditional New Year Bunpimay 2017.

Representatives of Vinh Phuc presented gifts to the exchange students of the Lao People's Democratic Republic studying at the universities and colleges nationwide.

 

According to the cooperation program among Vinh Phuc and Northern provinces of Laos, up to now, Vinh Phuc has supported to train 130 international students. There are 32 graduated students, 98 studying in schools nationwide. In Vinh Phuc, there are 60 students studying at Vinh Phuc Economics and Technology College and Vinh Phuc College. Every year, the province organizes the traditional New Year Bunpimay for the exchange students of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (starting from April 14th to 16th ). This is a special festival carrying the meaning of bringing the coolness and prosperity to all things, bringing the warmth and happiness to people. At the meeting, the delegates gave gifts to the exchange students and had the ceremony of tieing the clew on the wrist with the them, this is a traditional ritual to pray for a new year of Lao people.

The meeting with Laotian student is a practical activity towards the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Laos and the 40th anniversary of the signing of the bilateral Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (July18, 1977-July 18, 2017). Thereby, further tighten the traditional solidarity and friendship between the two countries of Vietnam and Laos as well as between Vinh Phuc province and Laos.

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