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ASEAN Youth Day opens
  • | VOV | November 12, 2013 03:31 PM
The 19th ASEAN Youth Day opened in Hanoi on November 12 with the participation of leaders from ASEAN organisations and outstanding youth from ASEAN countries.

The event is under the framework of the ASEAN youth cooperation program taking place in Hanoi and Ha Long City in Quang Ninh province from November 11-15.

Duong Van An, Vice Chairman of the National Committee on Youth of Vietnam said this year’s theme is youth’s solidarity for the prosperous ASEAN community. It highlights the close solidarity within ASEAN and the role of youth in building the ASEAN community by 2015.

An asked the Filipino delegation to convey deep sympathy to their people over the huge losses caused by HaiYan storm. Vietnamese youth always stand by Filipino friends to help them overcome difficulties and hardships, An affirmed.

The event provided a good chance for youth from ASEAN countries to share information, experience and initiatives to promote mutual understanding and cooperation.

A ceremony will be held in the evening of the same day to present the ASEAN Ten Accomplished Youth Organisations (ASEAN TAYO) awards to outstanding organisations and invidividuals.

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