Hanoi (VNA) –Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee secretary and head of the Vietnamese Students Association Nguyen Dac Vinh on July 13 received World Federation of Democratic Youth chairman Tiago Vieira.

Tiago Vieira reviewed his federation’s activities over the past years and discussed a plan to hold the 17 th World Student and Youth Festival which is scheduled to be held in 2010.

He said he has spent much time studying Vietnam ’s history, especially the movements advanced by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union during the past struggles for independence and the current national construction and development process.

For his part, secretary Vinh asserted that the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union will assist WFDY activities and create favourable conditions for Vietnamese young people to learn about WFDY.

The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee will soon present its plan to participate in the 17 th World Student and Youth Festival, he added./.