Update: 16:32 | 14/05/2018
(BGO) – The first Congress, tenure 2018 – 2023 was held on May 12 by Vietnam – Czech – Slovakia Friendship Association. The event drew the attention of Lai Thanh Son, Vice Permanent Chairman of Bac Giang provincial People’s Committee; leaders of the provincial Fatherland Front’s Committee, Board of Propaganda, departments, several bilateral friendship associations in the province and 120 representatives who spent time living, studying and working at these two countries.
Vice Permanent Chairman of Bac Giang provincial People’s Committee Lai Thanh Son presents the flower to congratulate the Congress.
The friendship relation between Vietnam and former Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic and the Slovakia Republic) was formed a long time ago. Both nations have targeted at a mutual support not only in the difficult period but also in present developing stage.
The Bac Giang provincial Friendship Association of Vietnam – Czech – Slovakia was founded on March 15, 2018, luring over 3,000 members and acting as a bridge to promote the cooperative relations of
At the congress, the representatives discussed and drew out the association’s orientation and task for the upcoming tenure such as boosting the foreign communication, reinforcing activities to develop the traditional friendship ties among the people of three countries, bridging to enhance the multi-field cooperation of economy, commerce and investment between Bac Giang province and localities of Czech Republic and Slovakia Republic while taking the advantage of non – governmental aid from the nations.
Addressing the event, Vice Chairman Lai Thanh Son hoped the Association plan a suitable and effective operation scheme according to the leadership and instruction form the higher level Union as well as organize the appropriate Executive Board by selecting the enthusiasm and healthy members. Additionally, the Association should intensify consulting on the foreign affair, well fulfilling the task of politic and ideology education.
The provincial leaders pose for a photo together with the Executive Board of Bac Giang based Vietnam – Czech – Slovakia Friendship Association, tenure 2018-2023.
Vice Chairman Son encouraged the Association to diversify the member-to-be subjects instead of limiting them within the people who used to study and work at former Czechoslovakia as previous time; thus, helping develop the association both in term of quantity and quality.
Besides, the Association should focus on luring the people of all strata, especially the businessmen from Czech, Slovakia and Bac Giang to joint hand in cooperation and linkage for the mutual growth while collaborating with the provincial competent agencies, particularly the Department of Foreign Affair in dealing with issues of Vietnam expat in foreign countries as a truthful bridge and communicator to connect Bac Giang born expatriates, facilitate and create opportunities to attract their visits, tourism, investment, trading, cooperation of science, technology, medical and educational development.
27 officials were elected to the first Executive Board, tenure 2018 - 2023 in the Congress. Duong Van Luan, Vice President, General Secretary of the Union of the provincial Friendship Associations was again voted as the Association President.