Vice President hosts disadvantaged youths with outstanding achievement hinh anh 1Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh (in turquoise) and the needy and disabled children (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh hosted a reception in Hanoi on September 9 for a delegation of 106 needy and disabled children who have overcome their obstacles to achieve outstanding academic performance.

Talking to the youths from seven cities and provinces nationwide, Thinh expressed her delight at their efforts that shine through various financial and spiritual difficulties.

She hoped they will continue moving forward, making their dreams come true and becoming good citizens who make considerable contributions to the national growth.

The vice president took the occasion to praise the operation of the Vietnam Association for Protection of Child Rights in caring for the disadvantaged group, helping them go to school and enjoy a better life.

Stressing that child protection is among key policies for the country to fulfill its development goals, the leader urged public agencies, sectors, social organisations, and schools to care for the younger generations, ensuring that they are educated and no one is left behind.-VNA