23 million students begin new school year
  • |, Vietnamnet | September 05, 2023 09:34 AM
Approximately 23 million students officially began the 2023-2024 academic year as schools nationwide held opening ceremonies on Tuesday morning.

Students at Nguyen Sieu Primary School in Hanoi attend the opening ceremony of the new school year on September 5.

Hanoi has the largest number of students in the country with 2.20 million. Many streets and roads leading to local schools were crowded since early morning as students and teachers came for the ceremonies.

Many schools were beautifully decorated with flags and flowers to welcome students back for the new school year after the summer holiday.

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung attended the opening ceremony of the new school year at Cau Giay Secondary School in Hanoi.

In HCM City, secretary of the city's party committee Nguyen Van Nen attended the opening ceremony of the new school year at Nguyen Thi Minh Khai High School in District 3.

Deputy PM Tran Hong Ha and deputy Minister of Education and Training Hoang Minh Son attended the opening ceremony of the new school year at Doan Thi Diem Secondary School in Can Tho City.

State President Vo Van Thuong has sent a letter to local schools, congratulating teachers and students nationwide on the new academic year, reminding students of all grades across the country to consider learning an important lifelong mission.

Students at Gia Lai Boarding High School for Ethnic Minorities.

In a message, the leader said the party and state always prioritise education as the top national policy, and the shared responsibility of schools, families, and society, stressing the need for the country to have a high-quality education system. The state president urged parents to stand alongside the schools and society in educating and taking care of their children.

State President Thuong took part in a ceremony at the Gia Lai Boarding High School for Ethnic Minorities of the Central Highlands.

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