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PM honours ten outstanding Vietnamese citizens
  • By Mai Cham | | March 24, 2014 07:39 AM
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Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on March 22 awarded the title of most outstanding Vietnamese citizens for 2013 to ten young people.


PM awards ten most outstanding Vietnamese citizens 

The selection was jointly-held by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and the Vietnam Young Talent Support Fund, in order to honour those who have made outstanding achievements in their fields, including academics, scientific research, production, business, national defense, social order, art and sports.

“Those who have been honoured are some of the most outstanding young people in Vietnam and should be further encouraged to foster their abilities and contribute to the nation,” PM Dung commented.

The awardees were selected out of 20, who were previously shortlisted out of 121 entries from 40 cities and provinces nationwide.

They included the likes of 13-year old Nguyen Duong Kim Hao who is a student at secondary school in HCM City. Hao has had a talent for IT since he was a little boy. He has won a number of prizes.

Bui Quang Tu, 19, from Hanoi, was honoured for winning the gold medals at the International and Asian Physics Olympiads 2013. Currently, Tu is a first year student at the University of Natural Science’s Physics Faculty in Hanoi.

Another prominent person was Dr. Le Anh Vinh, 30, the youngest associate-professor in Vietnam. Vinh was also among top-ten most outstanding citizens in Hanoi in 2013.

Currently, Vinh serves as deputy head of University of Education’s Department of Science and International Relations. He won the silver medal at an international math contest in 2001 and a gold medal in the Asian – Pacific Math Contest when in the 12th grade.

In 2005, he went to university in Australia and did research at Harvard University from 2006 to 2010, where he acquired his PhD degree at the age of 27.

O the occasion, the PM presented the title of Vietnamese potential young citizen to ten people.

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