Plainly dressed Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore and their two wives entered the auditorium to the applause of more than 30 distinguished youth delegates from both countries.
In the opening speech, Mr. Bui Quang Hui, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Youth Union, Chairman of the National Committee on Youth in Vietnam, said that youth are a great social force and a powerful resource promoting youth development. Development of society.
Youth has an important place in the entire history of formation and development, it is the present vitality and future of each nation and nation.
Young people in Vietnam and Singapore are important factors for economic and social development, and own the future of each country.
Therefore, how the friendship and cooperation relations between Vietnam and Singapore develop in the future depends to a great extent on the affection and relations between the youth of the two countries.
Sharing lunch with the students, Prime Minister Pham Minh Sign said that both he and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong felt “like a youth again” when interacting with the students, youth and youth. Youth Leader of Vietnam and Singapore.
According to the Prime Minister, today’s young generation has more advantages due to easy communication and new learning tools. But at the same time, there are also difficulties and challenges that young people need to recognize early in order to overcome them flexibly.
With the representatives at a young age, the Prime Minister believes that the youth of both the countries will overcome difficulties and overcome those barriers.
Recalling the relationship between Vietnam and Singapore spanning half a century with many achievements, the Prime Minister reminded that the task of the youth of the two countries today is to inherit and carry forward the achievements for which the previous generation worked so hard. Have worked hard. Construction
According to the Prime Minister, youth should play the role of pioneers and pioneers, thereby paving the way for rapid and sustainable development for both countries, and contribute to promoting the Vietnam-Singapore Strategic Partnership. This is also the theme of the Vietnam-Singapore Young Leaders’ Dialogue in 2023.
The Prime Minister suggested that the youth representatives of the two countries not only strengthen ties and exchange views, but also openly discuss issues of differing views for mutual progress.
Participating in the meeting, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong called the youth “the nation’s most important resource”. He said, “The future depends on you, the future is in your hands.”
According to the Singaporean leader, it is important for the youth to understand the situation in and around the country, understanding that what happens in the region affects the younger generation but also brings opportunities.
In the context that the relationship between the two countries is taking a new turn, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wants the young leaders of the two countries to strengthen cooperation and exchanges to seek opportunities and realize their dreams .
Following the meeting with the two Prime Ministers, 30 distinguished representatives of Vietnamese and Singaporean youth held talks with youth leaders from both countries.
In turn, each group of representatives from Vietnam and Singapore presented their views and recommendations to contribute to the strategic partnership and promotion of the digital transformation process between the two countries.
According to Nguyen Tuong Lam, secretary of the Central Committee of the Youth Union, in recent years, the Central Youth Union has promoted the implementation of a number of projects, programs and activities to improve the digital competence of Vietnamese youth.
The goal of enhancing the digital competence of young people is reflected in the main theme of the work for 2023, which is the “Year of the Digital Transformation of the Union’s Activities”.
In February 2023, within the framework of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s official visit to Singapore, the National Youth Committee of Vietnam and the National Youth Council of Singapore awarded a Memorandum of Understanding on youth cooperation between the two countries. 2023 – 2028 period.
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