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Seminar on Vietnamese culture, tourism held in Uruguay

Hanoi, July 11 (VNA) – A seminar on Vietnamese culture and tourism was held at Uruguay republic university (UdelaR) on July 10, drawing the participation of about 500 lecturers and students.

The event, jointly organised by the Vietnamese Embassy in Argentina and Uruguay, the UdelaR’s economy faculty, and several Uruguayan travel agencies, aimed to strengthen exchanges and understanding between the two peoples and promote the Vietnamese tourism in the South American region.

At the seminar, representatives from the Embassy gave participants an overview of Vietnam’s development and international integration, especially in the economic field.

Features related to the country’s history, culture, attractive tourism sites as well as heritages recognised by the UNESCO were also introduced.

Representatives from the UdelaR showed interests in cooperating with Vietnamese universities to bring their students to the Southeast Asian country for study on exchange.

On the occasion, a documentary on the Vietnam War was screened.
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