A class at the Vietnam-DPRK Friendship Kindergarten (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – An exchange programme between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)’s Kieng San Talent Kindergarten and the Vietnam-DPRK Friendship Kindergarten was held in Hanoi on March 27.

The event was jointly held by the Vietnam-DPRK Friendship Association and Vietnam-DPRK Friendship Kindergarten to celebrate the success of the official friendship visit to Vietnam by Chairman of the Workers’ Party and the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK Kim Jong-un in late February and early March.

It took place within the framework of a working visit to Vietnam of the DPRK-Vietnam Friendship Association delegation, led by its Vice President Ri Kang-juk, who is also Principal of Kieng San Talent Kindergarten.

Speaking at the event, Principal of Vietnam-DPRK Friendship Kindergarten Ngo Thi Minh Ha said that the kindergarten was presented as a gift by the DPRK to Vietnam on March 8, 1978. Over the past 41 years, the kindergarten has organised many activities to contribute to the bilateral traditional relations, thus becoming a symbol of the two peoples’ friendship.

The kindergarten now has 17 classes with 470 students, Ha stated.

Ri Kang-juk said that the DPRK-Vietnam friendship, nurtured by DPRK Chairman Kim Il-sung, Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh, and generations of the two countries’ leaders, has been lifted to a new height after the Vietnam visit by DPRK leader Kim Jong-un.

She affirmed that Kieng San Talent Kindergarten’s staff will do their utmost to boost the bilateral relations.

At the event, the two kindergartens’ teachers and students presented art performances praising the Vietnam-DPRK friendship. –VNA