A university in Bangkok (Source: Bestmasters.com)

Bangkok (VNA) – The Vietnamese Students’ Association in Thailand was set up at its first congress held in Bangkok in mid-December.  

Nguyen Dang Hoa Nghiem, a postgraduate student at Chulalongkorn University was elected as President of the association for the 2017-2019 tenure. The association is a member of the Vietnam Students’ Association.

Addressing the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to Thailand Nguyen Hai Bang lauded the dynamism and creativity of nearly 700 Vietnamese students in the Southeast Asian country.

The ambassador said he hopes the association will be a reliable destination for Vietnamese students to meet, share experience and support each other. He also expressed belief that the students will preserve good image of Vietnamese people in the eyes of Thai people, while helping fostering friendship between the two nations.-VNA