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12/9/2018 2:48:34 PM

International Friendship Day held in HCMC

The "International Friendship Day" (IFD 2018) was kick started on December 8 in HCMC. The two-day event was jointly organized by the Union of Friendship Organizations of Ho Chi Minh City (HUFO) and the International Alumni Network (iAN).

Nguyen Van Manh, Acting president of iAN speaks at iAn Talk. Photo: Do Quyen

Vice President of HCMC Union of Friendship Organizations, Nguyen Van Manh, Acting president of iAN, Nguyen  Viet Hung, together with universities students in HCMC, overseas alumni, and cadres who have studied, worked in foreign countries, international students living in the country, studying in HCMC attended the event.

Addressing the ceremony, Nguyen Van Manh - Vice President of HCMC Union of Friendship Organizations said: The event was a platform for generations of alumni and students studying overseas as well as international students living in HCMC to reunite, and enhance the friendship, solidarity, and promote the contribution of this force to the international integration process of the city.

Also through this activity, the organizers wish to mobilize scholarships for outstanding disadvantaged students and set up a charitable fund for education.

With the goal of "Connecting Generation, Giving Wings for Future", the agenda of  IFD 2018 consisted of various activities, such as the iAN Talk on education themed "Shine on your hometown", featuring successful speakers who offered their views and advices on achieving success; international education fair linking up international universities and prospective students; announcement of iAN Scholarship Scholarships scholarships with guidelines for submitting applications for enrollment and selection of students for iAN Mentoring..

There are also other entertainment and sport activities such as iAN HIPFEST Cup, International Vietnam Gastronomy – Tourism festival./.

  ( Translated by Phi Yen )
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