The programme “Creative Gifts - Sending Love” initialled by students in the central city of Da Nang has been recognised as a national record in gift wrapping by the Vietnam Records Organisation (Vietkings).

The programme, organised by Dong A University, recorded the participation of 2,000 people, who, including students, teachers and staff, wrapped as many as 1,720 gifts in five minutes for charity on December 27.

This programme aimed to encourage young people and students to take responsibility and pay attention to those who have poor living conditions, said university officials.

On the occasion, the university presented the record-breaking gifts to children living at charity centres across the city.-VNA