Quang Binh (VNA) – The central province of Quang Binh on October 24 presented 100 gift packages worth 80 million VND (3,450 USD) to Lao students who are studying in training facilities in the locality.

Addressing the ceremony to present the gifts, Secretary of the provincial Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Dang Dai Bang said that the gift aims to support the Lao students to overcome difficulties facing them due to impact of natural disasters and COVID-19 pandemic.

He said he hopes that the students will continue to study hard and explore the culture and tradition of Vietnam and Quang Binh, thus working with youngsters and locals in Quang Binh and Khammouane province of Laos to promote the friendship between the two nations and localities.

Puki, one of the students receiving the gift, said that she is moved by the attention and support from their school and agencies in Quang Binh

She said that she hopes locals in Quang Binh will soon overcome difficulties due to the consequences of flooding and stabilise their life./.