At the ceremony. (Source: VNA)

Phnom Penh (VNA) - The General Association of Vietnamese-Cambodians launched the 2015-2016 academic year at the Khmer-Vietnam Tan Tien friendship primary school in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on November 6.

Speaking at the launching ceremony, headmistress Thach Thi Lan affirmed that the school will do its utmost to help students preserve Vietnamese identities while attaining basic knowledge to integrate into the host community.

During the 2015-2016 academic year, some 300 students will pursue their study in both Khmer and Vietnamese languages, making the school the largest Vietnamese and Khmer language education establishment of the Vietnamese-Cambodian community.

On this occasion, representatives from the Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia and the General Association of Vietnamese-Cambodians presented gifts to students with outstanding academic performance.

The Khmer-Vietnam Tan Tien friendship primary school has welcomed thousands of students since its establishment seven years ago. It has designed curricula in Vietnamese and Khmer languages for students from the 1st to 5th grade.-VNA