Ten outstanding young people were honoured by the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union ( HCM CYU) at a ceremony in Hanoi on March 25.

The honoured individuals are active in a wide range of fields, from studying, scientific research, production and business, national security and defence, culture-art, sports, and social activities for the sake of the community.

The event was part of activities to mark the 82 nd founding anniversary of the HCM CYU (March 26).

The ten outstanding young people include Ngo Phi Long, a 12th grader from the school for gifted students of the northern mountainous province of Son La and Dr. Nguyen Huynh Dong, head of the Oil and Gas Department of the Oil and Gas College under the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group.

Ho Vinh Hoang, general director of the Tosy Robotic Corporation is also among the honoured, together with Tran Thi Thuan Hoa, a farmer from the Red River Delta province of Thai Binh , Nguyen Thanh Tai, a soldier stationed in the Truong Sa (Spartly) archipelago and Nguyen Tien Hai, a policeman from Hanoi .

Others on the list are gymnast Phan Thi Ha Thanh, singers Nguyen Tung Duong and Thai Thuy Linh, and Do Hoang Giang, secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union chapter of Phu Thanh commune, Tam Nong district, the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap .

On this occasion, 82 secretaries of local HCM CYU chapters were also awarded in recognition of their dedication and enthusiasm to the union’s missions.

So far, a total of 160 outstanding young Vietnamese have been honoured at the annual event.-VNA