Children of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia at the camp (Photo: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – As many as 205 children lauded for their outstanding achievements and 41 officials from Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia are joining a summer camp which takes place in Ho Chi Minh City from July 31 to August 4.

The programme, the fifth of its kind, is held by the municipal chapter of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union.

There were 57 participants from Cambodian localities of Phnom Penh, Battanmbang, Kampot, Svay Rieng, and Kratie; along with 54 from the Lao provinces of Vientiane, Champasak, and Attapeu.

Meanwhile, 135 Vietnamese delegates from HCM City and border provinces such as Kon Tum, Binh Phuoc, Tay Ninh, Long An, and Kien Giang are also participating in the programme.

During the programme, young delegates will offer incense and flowers to President Ho Chi Minh at the municipal Children’s House. They will also visit the city’s famous destinations, including the Ho Chi Minh Museum, the Cu Chi Tunnels, the Artinus 3D Art Museum, and the river bus route.

In addition, they are scheduled to attend a cultural exchange programme and meet with leaders of HCM City.

Head of the organising board Phan Thi Thanh Phuong said the biennial programme aims to deepen solidarity among children of the three countries. –VNA