BERLIN (VNS) – Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Doan Mau Diep met Rainer Sontowski, State Secretary of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), in Berlin on Wednesday to discuss the expansion of the Viet Nam-Germany nurse training project.
State Secretary Sontowski spoke highly of the outcome of the pilot project on training Vietnamese paediatric nurses in Germany since 2013, and reaffirmed his ministry's support for the project.
He proposed continuing the joint programme with the addition of training courses for general nurses.
Deputy Minister Diep said the pilot programme had been a success, and he hoped the project on general nursing training would start soon.
Earlier, the Deputy Minister attended the graduation ceremony of the first 94 Vietnamese trainees in the city of Braunschweig.
An additional 100 trainees will be sent to Germany for training this year. — VNS