celebration was held with the participation of representatives from
different local authorities, local universities, Nghe An Friendship
Organizations Union, Viet-Lao Friendship Organization of Nghe An
Province, Viet-Thai Friendship Organization of Nghe An Province and
representatives of Vinh University’s directorate and related divisions.
All Lao and Thai students at Vinh University joined the celebration.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thai Van Thanh expressed his best wishes to Lao and Thai students on their national day.
giving a speech, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thai Van Thanh emphasized the
historical significations of Lao independence’s day (December 2nd,
1975), an important political event which marked a new era of Lao
people’s independence. During the past 41 years, Lao people have been
proud of their great victory against invaders. This victory was
supported by the Vietnamese government. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thai Van Thanh
also highlighted special friendship between Lao PRD and Vietnam founded
by Lao President Kayson Phomvihan, Prince Souphanouvong and
Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh. Despite the sabotage of hostile
forces, two governments always stay loyal to each other to protect this
special and typical relationship.
Thailand, the national day is not happy day because King Bhumibol
Adulyadej passed away. The ceremony was held in memory of the King who
reigned the country for the longest duration in the world, a talented
and powerful politician, which demonstrated Thai people’s connection.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thai Van Thanh once again confirmed that friendship and
cooperation relations between Vietnam and Thailand were upgraded to
MA. Sivone Ruevaibounthavy – Leader of Lao students gave a talk at the celebration.
this special occasion, representatives of Vinh University wish that all
international students focus more on their studies and improve their
behavior quality together with Vietnamese students to become “ASEAN
The directorate of Nghe An Friendship Organizations Union, Viet-Lao
Friendship Organization and Vinh University granted rewards,
certificates of merit and scholarships to students.
Written and photos by HN