DIEN BIEN (VNS)— Ha Noi's Department of Education and Training yesterday gave VND600 million, or nearly US$29,000, in aid for the education sector in the northern mountainous Dien Bien Province.
The gesture is part of the activities planned to mark the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory, which falls on May 7.
Half of the amount will be used to upgrade the infrastructure and teaching materials at the Ha Noi-Dien Bien Phu Primary School.
In a related development, the Ha Noi-Amsterdam High School today awarded five scholarships worth VND500,000, or $24, each to poor students with outstanding academic records at the Ha Noi-Dien Bien Phu Primary School. — VNS