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An Giang (VNA) – The southern province of An Giang and the Cambodian provinces of Takeo and Kandal sealed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in youth affairs for 2016-2018 on October 11.

Vice Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMCYU)’s provincial chapter and Chairman of the Vietnam Youth Union’s provincial chapter Lam Thanh Si, Deputy Governor of Takeo province Ouch Phea, and Deputy Governor and Chairman of the Youth Union of Kandal province Kim Rithy all signed the MoU.

Per the MoU, both sides will continue sharing experience in youth affairs, build legal regulations on youth campaigns, raise public awareness of friendship in border areas and enhance youth exchanges and voluntary activities, which are also part of the biennial action plan by the An Giang provincial HCMCYU chapter.

Over past years, the An Giang HCMCYU chapter has prioritised training young entrepreneurs and leaders and conducted voluntary activities for community development, environment protection, climate change response and new rural construction.

In 2014-2016, the HCMCYU’s district chapters held cultural exchanges and offered free medicine to 2,000 residents.

An Giang University trained 37 Cambodian students, seven of whom graduated while others are pursuing studies in agriculture, aquaculture, environment and food technology.

All of them receive monthly financial aid, health insurance and visa fee, accommodation and tuition.-VNA