Youths plant trees to show Vietnam-China “forever green” amity hinh anh 1Youth representatives of Vietnam and China plant trees in Lang Son province, which is also a venue of the third Vietnam-China Youth Festival (Photo: VNA)

Lao Cai (VNA) – More than 200 youth representatives of Vietnam and China participated in a tree planting ceremony in Lao Cai province to solidify the two neighbours’ friendship.

The tree planting at the northern border province’s centre for youth activities on November 8 was part of the third Vietnam-China Youth Festival, which is taking place in various Vietnamese localities from November 7-10.

The trees will be nurtured by local youths and act as a testimony of the “forever green and forever sustainable” amity between the youths of the two countries, said Giang Quoc Hung, Secretary of the provincial chapter of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union.

The planting aims to strengthen youth exchanges and encourage environmental protection, he added.

The same day, the Vietnamese and Chinese youth delegations visited Mount Fansipan, the highest peak in Vietnam, and Ham Rong mountain in Sa Pa district and engaged in a musical exchange with local youths.-VNA