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Youths and start-up founders honoured in HàNội    
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Youths and start-up founders honoured in HàNội Hà Nội’s youths with outstanding achievements are honoured at a ceremony on Thursday. — VNS Photo Kiều Vân Viet Nam News
Feb 02 2018

The city Youth Union felicitated 10 outstanding young men and 16 others with creative start-ups in 2017 at a ceremony at the Hà Nội Opera House on Thursday morning.

The event aimed at honouring youths who have achieved outstanding results in the fields of studies, scientific research, creative labour, economic development, national security, physical education, sports, arts, culture and community volunteering, besides creative start-ups.

Three youths who were honoured for their contributions to studies and scientific research are Đinh Quang Hiếu, student and Dr Lê HoàngSơn, lecturer both at Natural Science College, of Hà Nội National University; and Phạm Nam Khánh, a 12th-grade student of Hà Nội-Amsterdam High School.

Trần Hữu Đông, general director of HVC Technique and Investment JSC, and Nguyễn Tiến Quỳnh, an officer of Hà Nội Tax Department, were honoured for their contributions to economic development and creative labour.      

The sixth youth to be honoured is Lê Thăng Bằng from Đống Đa District’s investigation police for drug crimes.

Bùi Thị Thu Thảo, an athlete of the Hà Nội Centre for Training and Sports Competition, and Lưu Đức Anh from the Malmo Academy of Music were recognised for their achievements in sports and art and culture, respectively.

Dr Nguyễn Vũ from Hà Nội Medical University and Vũ Huy Cảng, a student of Electricity College, were honoured for their contribution to community volunteering.

Sixteen other youths working in the information technology sector were honoured for their start-ups.  

Nguyễn Văn Thắng, secretary of the Hà Nội Youth Union, said “By organising such events, we wish to send out a message of encouragement to the city’s youth as we salute their spirit of enthusiasm, creativity, wisdom, bravery, daring and commitment towards construction and development.”

The Youth Union also praised the Vietnamese U23 football team and awarded bonuses to five U23 players who are currently playing for the football club in the city.

Present at the felicitation ceremony were city authorities, members of the Youth Union, representatives from armed forces, police, universities and social organisations.   

This is the ninth year of the Hà Nội Youth Union’s felicitation ceremony of outstanding young people and the first year to honour start-up founders. — VNS