150 young Vietnamese expats join 2019 summer camp
As many as 150 young Vietnamese expats from 29 countries worldwide are joining the annual summer camp in Vietnam from July 10-26, according to the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs.
Initiated in 2004, the summer camp has attracted about 2,000 young Vietnamese expatriates from 30 countries and territories worldwide.
PhamThi Kim Hoa, head of the committee’s cultural information department, said onJuly 10 that the camp will take place in ten localities across the country withvarious activities.
Theyoung Vietnamese expats will pay respect to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleumin Hanoi and visit many cultural and historical relic sites in other localitieslike Thai Nguyen, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Da Nang, Quang Ngaiand Ninh Thuan.
Theywill present gifts to relatives of martyrs in Ha Tinh, orphans in Quang Ngai andother needy children in Ninh Thuan, and engaged in exchanges with theirVietnamese peers in several provinces, Hoa added.
Initiated in 2004, the summer camp has attractedabout 2,000 young Vietnamese expatriates from 30 countries and territoriesworldwide.–VNA