On the afternoon of November 15, 2019, Politburo Member and Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh attended the 37th Anniversary of Vietnamese Teachers' Day (November 20, 1982 - November 20, 2019) at VNUA.
Attending the ceremony, there were also Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong and representatives of Government Office, Hanoi National Assembly delegation, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and Gialam District leaders.
On the side of VNUA, there were Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Lan - VNUA president, Prof. Dr. Tran Duc Vien - Chair, Board of Trustees, and representatives of the Party Committee, the Board of Trustees, the Presidency Board, the Youth Union and the Student Association; leaders of functional offices and faculties, and representative staff and nearly 500 students.
Mr. Truong Hoa Binh, Mr. Nguyen Xuan Cuong (in the middle) at the anniversary
Addressing at the meeting, Mr. Truong Hoa Binh sent his cordial greetings and best wishes to generations of teachers, officials, students of VNUA. He expressed his pleasure to visit the university. Delighted with the achievements of the university, the Deputy Prime Minister affirmed that the university is as one of the country's key universities. Graduates from VNUA have become key human resources in the field of agriculture and rural development from the central to local levels, devoting their strength and intelligence to the outstanding achievements of national agriculture especially in the renovation period, the 4th industrial revolution.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh speaks at the ceremony
He emphasized that the university should further promote scientific and technological activities, combining scientific and technological research with training and serving production and social services; actively and creatively implementing the direction of the General Secretary, President Nguyen Phu Trong "the university's researches must be directed to "tam nong" i.e. prosperous agriculture, wealthy peasant, civilized countryside” with a focus on smart agriculture, climate change adaptation, restructuring agriculture towards value added and sustainable development. The overarching objective of the research is to promote economic development, social security and environmental protection.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh presents flowers to congratulate lecturers of Vietnam National University of Agriculture
Mr. Nguyen Xuan Cuong presents flowers to congratulate lecturers of Vietnam National University of Agriculture
In a speech to commemorate the Vietnamese Teachers' Day, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Lan praised remarkable results accomplished by the VNUA in recent years. Over the course of 63 years of development, the university has trained for the country over 100,000 engineers, bachelors, over 10,000 masters and more than 600 doctors. Many countries like Laos, Cambodia, Mozambique, Angola have highly acknowledged the university's contribution to training human resources for their country also.
Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Lan delivers a speech to commemorate Vietnam's Teachers' Day
Ms. Pham Phuong Anh - K63 student of Biotechnology Faculty, representing students, congratulate all teachers
Also in the ceremony, it is the pride of VNUA when one individual received the Second Class Labor Medal by the State, one collective received the Third Class Labor Medal by the State, 01 individual got the Merit by the Prime Minister; 02 collectives and 13 individuals received the Merit by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Mr. Truong Hoa Binh awards the Second Class Labor Medal by the State to Prof. Dr. Tran Duc Vien – Chair, Board of Trustees and the Third Class Labor Medal by the State to the Institute of Agricultural Biology
Dr Le Huynh Thanh Phuong – Director of Science and Technology Office receives the Merit by the Prime Minister from Mr. Truong Hoa Binh
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong awards the Merit by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development to 02 collectives and 13 individuals.
Speaking at the ceremony, Prof. Dr. Tran Duc Vien expressed his honor when the Vietnam National University of Agriculture was awarded the noble medals and merits. These are recognition of the Party and the State for the contributions of the collective of faculties and staff of the university in training and research, contributing to the cause of building socialism and national defense.
Prof. Tran Duc Vien speaks at the ceremony
Some other memorial moments
Mr Truong Hoa Binh visits the university historical room
plants trees at Student Square
and visits Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital