National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan speaks at the ceremony. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on November 18 attended a ceremony to mark the Vietnamese Teachers’ Day (November 20) at the Finance Academy in Hanoi, urging the establishment to base itself on the Party’s advocates and State’s policies on finance to work out curricula suitable to the new context.

Finance is holding the key role in the national economy, so the academy needs to continue bringing into full play the achievement it has recorded so as to successfully build a healthy national finance that can ensure financial and monetary safety and security, especially in the current trend of globalization and international integration and cooperation, the NA leader stressed.

The top legislator expressed her belief that the academy will continue to develop itself, and create positive changes and breakthroughs in its teaching and conduct scientific research, thus helping settle the problem of building an integrating, healthy and stable finance for Vietnam.

Speaking at the ceremony, Director Nguyen Trong Co recalled the academy’s 55 years of history since its founding in 1963. Over the period of time, it has trained over 8,000 doctors and associate doctors, and nearly 100,000 graduates for not only Vietnam but also Laos and Cambodia. The establishment is implementing seven training and scientific research programmes with its counterparts in the UK, Australia, France and New Zealand.

For his part, Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung congratulated lecturers and students of the academy on their achievements. He also detailed the key tasks for the establishment in the time to come to realized what Mme. Ngan pointed out.

A representative of the students of the academy affirmed their determination to intensify their work so as to become intellectuals who can considerably contribute to the national development in the time to come.

On this occasion, NA Chairwoman Ngan handed over the Labour Order, First Class, to the academy in recognition of its achievements.-VNA