Vietnam Day in Moscow welcomes APEC Year 2017 hinh anh 1At the event (Source: VNA)
Moscow (VNA) – Vietnamese students studying at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) organised Vietnam Day on April 5 to welcome Vietnam’s hosting of APEC Year 2017.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Director of the MGIMO’s ASEAN Centre Viktor Sumsky noted that the event attracts not only students at MGIMO but also those from other universities in Moscow.

Lai Ngoc Doan, a representative of the Vietnamese embassy in Russia, congratulated MGIMO students on organising a meaningful event.

The diplomat also lauded MGIMO as one of the leading international relations training establishments in the world where tens of Vietnamese students are studying.

The Vietnam Day featured a round-table seminar on Vietnam’s role as host of APEC Year 2017, a traditional souvenir fair, a photo exhibition “APEC Year 2017 in Vietnam”, an understanding competition on Russia and Vietnam, and Vietnamese gastronomy.-VNA