Officials in charge of vocational training in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia met in Vientiane on October 10 to review their cooperation and discuss ways to strengthen it in the future.

Deputy Minster of Education and Training Bui Van Ga and Deputy Minister of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Ngoc Phi were at the event, which drew representatives from the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) and Belgium’s Association for the Promotion of Education and Training Abroad (APEFE).

The Vietnamese delegates spoke highly of the cooperation between the three countries.

They proposed measures to strengthen trilateral cooperation to share experience in education and vocational training development, support each other to raise institutional capacity in financial management at schools, expand training programmes and strengthen relations between vocational training schools and enterprises.

Participants expressed their satisfaction at the cooperation between the three countries, the OIF and the APEFE over the past time. They agreed to
continue to the cooperation, share experience in building and managing education and training policies as well as develop suitable pilot programmes in order to achieve the best results.-VNA