Youth Delegation of Academy participates in International and Friendship Exchange Conference in Laos
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On May 15th, 2018, the Youth Delegation of the Academy held an incense offering ceremony at Vietnam - Laos Martyr's Cemetery (Anh Son district, Nghe An province), where are situated the graves of Vietnamese soldiers, volunteers and experts who had fought and sacrificed in Laos. This is also the only cemetery in Vietnam named the two countries- the two ethnic groups. On the afternoon of the same day, the delegation visited and gave presents to pupils of Luong Minh Ethnic Minority secondary school in Luong Minh commune, Tuong Duong district, Nghe An province where 245 ethnic Yao and Khmu pupils are studying in the very poor conditions. The delegation gave 10 presents to outstanding pupils who have difficult living circumstances, and held a dinner party with all pupils to celebrate the 67th anniversary of Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneers (15/5/1941).

On 16th May, 2018, under the program of scientific exchange between the youths of Vietnam and Laos, the Youth Delegation together with the Youth Union of the 3 units held a study and practical tour in the Japanese dairy farm in Xieng Khouang (Laos); visit the historic site of Chum Field, a popular cultural and historical site of Laos with thousands of mysterious jumbo rocks scattering at 52 points on the Muong Phuon plateau, where occurred many important historical campaigns of the Vietnamese and Laotian militaries during the two wars against France and the United States.

On May 17th, 2018, the Youth Delegation of the Academy in collaboration with the Youth Union of the 3 units co-organized the International Scientific Conference on "The role of Youth in the revolutionary cause of Vietnam and Laos". Prior to the workshop, delegates from the four units came to present flowers at the Vietnam-Laos Fighting Monument and the statue of President Kaysone Phomvihane. Acting Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the People's Council of XiengPath Province attended the opening session and gave a welcoming speech. The Conference received 41 papers, which had been submitted by young scientists from the 4 units and translated into either Vietnamese or Laotian. Under the chairmanship of the Youth Union Secretaries from the 4 units, delegates presented and delivered a number of important ideas, focused on analyzing the role of young people of the two countries in three main aspects as follows 1) In the cause of the struggle for national liberation; 2) In the cause of innovation and international integration; 3) In promoting the friendship and cooperation between the two countries in the coming time. The Conference helped to clarify the role and contribution of young people in the struggle for national liberation, national construction and development, especially in terms of strengthening and promoting the close relationship between the two countries in the new context. At the end of the workshop, the Youth Union Secretaries from 4 units held a separate meeting. Delegates from Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics proposed the policy of building activities into a unified mechanism, proposing to the leaders of the parties to formulate a program into a biannual mechanism with alternate host. The chair will decide the venue and the content of activities.

Following the international scientific conference, on 18th May 2018, the Youth Delegation together with the Youth Union of the 3 units organized a training on research skills and methods in social science and technology and presentation skills with regard to the research results hosted by two experts from Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences. On the afternoon of the same day, the young people from Vietnam and Laos together participated in friendly sport competitions in three subjects: football for women, footbal for women and tug of war. With the spirit of sports, the athletes performed their best and the Vietnamese Youth Delegation won both football for men (6-5) and football for women.

After the scientific exchange program and other activities between the youth of Vietnam and Laos in Xieng Khouang province (Laos) ended, on the occasion of the 128th anniversary of the birth of President Ho Chi Minh (19/5/1890 - 19/5/2018), the Youth Delegation of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences hold a music exchange with Con Cuong District Party Committee and Nghe An Provincial Youth Union. On May 20th, 2018, the Youth Delegation offered incense to President Ho Chi Minh and Mrs. Hoang Thi Loan - the mother of President Ho Chi Minh at Kim Lien Commune, Nam Dan District, Nghe An province. Visiting Kim Lien special national heritage site in Nam Dan district, homeland of beloved Uncle Ho, the Delegation sincerely offered incense, flowers and expressed gratitude and deep respect for President Ho Chi Minh - the great leader of the Vietnam revolution, the national liberation hero, and the outstanding cultural activist. The Delegation reported what they had done to Uncle Ho; in front of his spirit, the youth union of the Academy promised to study and follow his thoughts, morals and lifestyle.

The friendly exchange activities and the successful International Scientific Conference of the Youth Delegation of Academy have left a deep impression on each individual member.

Some photos of the Youth Delegation activities:

 The Delegation offered incense at Viet-Laos Martyrs Cemetery (Anh Son district, Nghe An)

Assoc. Prof, Dr. Hoang Phuc Lam and the Youth Delegation visited the localities and production models of Laos

 The Delegation visited exporting cattle model in Xieng Khuang province

The Delegation visited and worked with Political School of Xieng Khuang Province

The Delegation offered flowers at the Laos-Vietnam Combat Alliance Monument and the statue of late President Kaysone Phomvihane

Assoc. Prof, Dr. Hoang Phuc Lam, the Head of the Delegation, gave the welcoming speech

Four units took photograph at the International Scientific Conference on "Role of Youth in the revolutionary cause of Vietnam and Laos"

 The Delegation joined sports and cultural exchanges

 The Youth Delegration offered incense to President Ho Chi Minh and Mrs. Hoang Thi Loan - the mother of President Ho Chi Minh at Kim Lien Commune, Nam Dan District, Nghe An province

 Visiting and offering incense at Sen village special national heritage site on the occasion of the 128th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh

News, photos: The Delegation of Academy

Translator: Thuy Ngan/ Proofreader: Le Xuan Tung