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HCM City youths join volunteer activities in Laos

Update: July, 11/2016 - 12:08
Nearly 100 young people in HCM City yesterday began their volunteer trip to neighbouring Laos as part of the “Red Holiday” and “Green Summer” campaigns launched by the city. — Photo vovworld.vn

HCM CITY — Nearly 100 young people in HCM City yesterday began their volunteer trip to neighbouring Laos as part of the “Red Holiday” and “Green Summer” campaigns launched by the city.

During the 12-day programme, the volunteers will provide free health check-ups and medicines for residents in Attapeu and Champasak provinces, and transfer farming methods to them.

They will also present learning tools and scholarships to the two provinces’ youth unions, organise cultural and sports exchanges with local youths, and hand over a friendship house to the two provinces.

According to the Hồ Chí Minh Communist Youth Union’s chapter in HCM City, such activities aim to promote the solidarity and friendship between the two countries’ young people while increasing international exchange activities for local youths as part of the city’s international integration process.

More than 100,000 youths are taking part in the 23rd summer volunteering campaign in the city that runs from July 10 to 14. — VNS

 

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