​A dancing performance at the Hindi Day celebration in HCM City (Photo: vanhien.vn)

HCM City (VNA) – The Indian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City and the University of Social Sciences and Humanities under the Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City (HCMUSSH) on September 21 organised “Hindi Language Day” with many cultural and art activities.

Associate Professor, Dr. Vo Van Sen, HCMUSSH Rector, said the programme aims to help the public understand more about India ’s Hindi language, and acknowledged efforts of the university’s students and teachers in popularising the language as well as Indian culture among Vietnamese.

Learning Hindi language can help Vietnamese have a deeper look on India ’s culture, he noted.

Indian Ambassador Parvathaneni Harish said the teaching of the Hindi language in Vietnam will contribute to enhancing cultural and educational ties between the two countries.

On this occasion, the Indian Embassy in Vietnam and the Vietnamese university agreed to extend the memorandum of understanding on dispatching an Indian professor to teach at the university for 2017-2019.-VNA