A Hanoi Youth Union delegation left the capital on July 16 to participate in voluntary activities in Laos.

For ten days, the 45-member delegation of doctors and nurses from the Vietnam Young Doctors’ Association, agricultural experts and outstanding students will carry out a series of activities in the country with the aim of strengthening the traditional friendship between the two nations.

They will perform medical check-ups and give free medicine to 1,000 people.

Farming knowledge and measures to prevent diseases and accidents will be shared during their stay in Laos .

As part of the programme, five computers, 20 fans and school and sports equipment will be presented to teenagers in Vientiane .

According to Nguyen Sy Truong, deputy head of the voluntary group, this is the 7th consecutive year the Hanoi Youth Union has organised such activities in Laos.-VNA