The morning of July 18, 2017, at the Trung Vuong Theater in Danang City, remarked the 40th anniversary of the Vietnam - Laos Friendship and Cooperation Treaty (18/7/1977 - 18/7/2017) and the 55th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Laos and Vietnam (05/9/1962 - 05/9/2017). In the speech at the ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Xuan Anh - Member of Central Party Committee, Secretary of the City Party Committee, Chairman of Danang People's Council emphasized the role of the University of Danang (UD) in training and fostering Laotian students in the city.
The anniversary ceremony in the morning of July, 18th, 2017
It is known that, from the first course (2002) to date, more than 1,000 Laotian students have been studying at undergraduate and postgraduate programs in UD. Of which, 373 students have been received scholarships from the city, one has been exempted from tuition by the UD. Most of Laotian graduates have been assigned to key agencies in Laos.
The UD’s delegation led by Prof. Dr. Tran Van Nam – President of UD visited and congratulated the Laos Consulate General in Danang on the occasion of the traditional New Year Bunpimay in mid-April 2017.
It can be said that the fruitful development of cooperation between the two countries is increasingly in depth and achieved positive results in all fields, especially in the field of education.
In recent years, UD has been continuously receiving and assisting Laotian students in study and do research. Many students have completed early training programs and achieved excellent academic results as well as movements, activities and large-scale contest. In addition, there have been many memorandums of understanding signed between universities and colleges of Lao PDR and UD on the coordination of research and teaching contributing to affirm the achievements of friendship and cooperation between the two countries.