Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh held a meeting with the Russian youth delegation

Web.HCYU.24/07/2019. In the afternoon of July 23, in Hanoi, Politburo member, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh received a high-level delegation from the Russian Agency on Youth Affairs, headed by Mr. Alexander Bugayev, Chairman of the Russian Agency for Youth Affairs, Head of the delegation.

Attending the meeting were Mr. Bui Quang Huy, Secretary of the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, Chairman of the Vietnam National Union of Students; Leaders of the Office of Government  and Representatives from Russian Embassy in Vietnam

At the meeting, on behalf of the Party and State leaders, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh welcomed Mr. Alexander Bugayev and the Russian Youth Delegation to attend the Vietnam-Russia Youth Forum 2019 in Hanoi.

The Deputy Prime Minister affirmed that the Vietnam-Russia friendship has a long tradition and has become valuable assets of the two countries. In recent years, the two countries have maintained regular exchanges of high-level delegations, including the visit to Vietnam by President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, Prime Minister Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev and a visit to the Russian Federation of General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Deputy Prime Minister affirmed that the Communist Party of Vietnam and Vietnamese Government always pay special attention to and create the most favorable conditions for young people of the two countries to exchange and cooperate, to enhance understanding and share working experiences.

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh affirmed that Vietnamese people always remember the valuable support that the former Soviet Union people, as well as the Russian people  today bring to Vietnam.

Deputy Prime Minister highly appreciated the Youth Agency of the two countries in coordinating to organize the Vietnam - Russia Youth Forum for the first time in Vietnam in the Vietnam - Russia Cross Year.

In addition, the Deputy Prime Minister expressed his pleasure when the National Committee on Youth of Vietnam and Russian Federal Agency on Youth Affairs signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the period 2019-2022 with practical contents related to exchanging young leaders, exchanging children, cooperating young entrepreneurs, volunteer youths ... opening a new stage in cooperation between the two countries' youth.

The Deputy Prime Minister proposed that in the coming time, the young generation of the two countries, in general and the agencies in charge of the youth of the two countries, in particular will continue to have practical activities to continue cultivating the friendship and cooperation between two countries.

Speaking at the meeting, Mr. Alexander Bugayev expressed his gratitude to the Vietnamese Government for supporting the 2019 Vietnam - Russia Youth Forum for the first time in Hanoi. Chairman of the Russian Federation Agency on Youth Affairs affirmed that the Agency will continue to enhance the interaction between the youth of the two countries in the coming time through cultural exchange activities to tightening the close friendship between Vietnam - Russian Federation.