16/07/2015 12:00 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Hanoi youth volunteer campaign launched in Vientiane

Hanoi, July 15 (VNA) – A 40-member group of Hanoi youth launched their 10-day volunteer campaign in Xaythany district in Laos’ Vientiane capital on July 15, during which they are schedule to organise various social and community activities.

Dubbed “ Hanoi youth join hands to reinforce friendship with Laos ”, the campaign is jointly held by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of Hanoi and the Hanoi Youth Federation.

During their stay in Laos, the group plans to provide free health exams and medicine to 1,000 locals in Xaythany in addition to offering guidelines on preventing epidemic diseases and accidents.

The youth will also transfer advanced technology in animal breeding and cultivation to locals while visiting and distributing presents to those in need.

They will share experience in youth union work and conduct cultural and sport exchanges with their Lao counterparts in the locality as well as organise training courses on accident prevention to children in a number of local kindergartens.

On the occasion, the group will also present school equipment worth over 1 billion VND (45,860 USD) to children in Vientiane .

This is the eighth time Hanoi youth has carried out this kind of volunteer activity in Vientiane, which contributes to promoting children and youth movements in the two capitals and continues nurturing the traditional friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.