HCM City honours 107 outstanding Lao, Cambodian students hinh anh 1At the event (Photo: VNA)
HCM City (VNA) – The Youth Union of Ho Chi Minh City, on November 27, held an event to honour outstanding Lao and Cambodian students in the city, consisting of 86 from Laos and 21 from Cambodia.

With good academic performance and active participation in youth campaigns, the students were selected from 111 submissions from 16 universities and academies across the city.

As part of the ceremony, the Ho Chi Minh City University of Economics and Finance offered the Lao and Cambodian students 40 scholarships.

Ong Thi Ngoc Linh from the municipal Youth Union said the union now manages 490 out of 1,000 Lao and Cambodian students studying at 25 educational facilities in the city.   

In 2021, the city welcomed 145 more students from the two nations, up 11 percent on-year.

The event, running through 16 editions so far, has to date honoured  908 Lao and Cambodian students./.