A representative from Canon Vietnam talks with students (Photo: VNA)

Lang Son (VNA) – Canon Vietnam Ltd Company handed over an upgraded facility for the ethnic semi-boarding primary school No.1 in Bac Son district of the northern province of Lang Son on August 31.

In addition to the new facility, the company presented 462 gift sets to students of the school.

Earlier, Canon Vietnam built four new classrooms for the school in 2009. Ahead of the new 2017-2018 school year, the company also helped the school to repair four classrooms which have been affected by severe weather.

With a goal of improving learning environment of teachers and students in disadvantaged mountainous localities, the “Canon friendship school chain” project has helped build 106 new classrooms, 2 teachers’ rooms, 14 standard toilets and hand washing areas in 45 friendship schools in 19 provinces in the northern and central regions since 2007.

The company also presented supplies such as cameras, printers, computers and bookshelves to the schools.

Canon has three production facilities in Thang Long (Hanoi) and Que Vo and Tien Son in Bac Ninh province.-VNA