A Vietnamese language class opens for Vietnamese children in Russia.(Photo: nhandan.com)

Moscow (VNA) – The Consulate General of Vietnam in Ekaterinburg, Russia and the Vietnamese people association in Sverdlovsk province recently opened a Vietnamese language class in Ekaterinburg city.

In his opening remarks, Vietnamese Consul General Ngo Phuong Nghi lauded efforts made by the association in organising the class, which helps Vietnamese children in the host nation learn Vietnamese language.

They will also have a deeper understanding about the country’s history and tradition, thus preserving national cultural characteristics, he noted.

Meanwhile, Chairman of the association Le Thanh Do praised support from the Consulate General, benefactors and the Vietnamese community in organising the class.

The opening ceremony also featured an art performance.-VNA