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11/22/2017 9:55:39 AM

Exchange introduces Vietnam to Ukraine students

(VNF) – A cultural exchange programme was held by the Vietnamese Embassy in Kiev (Ukraine) on November 20, to introduce Vietnamese culture to the locals.

40 teachers and students from Kremenchuk city of Poltava province (Ukraine) took part in the programme.

Addressing the opening ceremony, Vietnamese Ambassador to Ukraine Nguyen Anh Tuan briefed the participants on the land and people of Vietnam, highlighting the country’s impressive achievements in recent years, especially the performance as host of the APEC Year 2017. 

Vietnamese Ambassador to Ukraine Nguyen Anh Tuan introduces Vietnam's role in organising APEC Year 2017 (source: VNA)

According to the Ambassador, the two countries have been holding various activities to strengthen bilateral ties in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Vietnam-Ukraine diplomatic relations.

A number of dialogues and exchange have been taking place between leaders from both sides, including the meeting between Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko at the Davos World Economic Forum in January 2017, the 14th meeting of the Inter-Governmental Committee in October, Tuan said.

Meanwhile, Andrey Melnik, Director of the Kremenchuk centre for international relations and economic development, lauded the goodwill and efforts of the Vietnamese Embassy in Ukraine and Ambassador Nguyen Tuan Anh in holding the event. 

He also reviewed activities promoting the partnership between Vietnam and Ukraine held this year. 

During the event, the embassy also held a photo exhibition and film screening spotlighting the nation and people of Vietnam as well as the life of the late President Ho Chi Minh. 

In the event, audience also enjoyed music and dance performances by Kremenchuk city students. 

Recently, the Vietnamese Embassy in Ukraine has been taking proactive step in fostering the ties between two countries through various meaningful activities. Earlier, on October 11, the Embassy joined hand with the Ukraine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UCCI) to organize a forum entitled “Vietnam-Ukraine relations in the new stage” in Kiev./.

  ( VNF )
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