Vice President welcomes overseas Vietnamese teachers hinh anh 1Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh took photo with former overseas Vietnamese teachers in Thailand (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh received 40 former Vietnamese teachers in Thailand on October 12.

At a reception in Hanoi, the Vice President hailed the expatriates’ efforts to preserve Vietnamese culture and language in Thailand.

She said the Party and State value the contributions of overseas Vietnamese in Thailand to teaching and to the development of friendship between the two countries.

The Party and State will continue to strengthen national unity with the Vietnamese community abroad, she said, adding that she hopes the former teachers will instruct youths to maintain Vietnam’s culture and language.

She asked the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs to hold more meetings and exchanges for youngsters to build a strong community abroad.

During their stay in Vietnam from October 6-13, the former Vietnamese teachers in Thailand visited various sites including President Ho Chi Minh relic site and Thang Long imperial citadel in Hanoi, General Vo Nguyen Giap’s tomb in Quang Binh, Hoa Lu ancient capital in Ninh Binh, Ha Long Bay in Quang Ninh, Hanoi Old Quarter, and Hanoi Temple of Literature.-VNA