On July 29, 2020, Vietnamese Ambassador to Israel Do Minh Hung visited and worked in Sedot Negev Agricultural Training Center, in central Israel.
At the meeting with Sedot Negev Regional Council leaders, the two sides exchanged views on cooperation potentials, emphasizing the maintenance and improvement of agricultural training programs. Mr. Tamir Idan, the regional council president, said that he is planning the expansion of this training program and wants more quotas for Vietnamese students.
In the meeting with the student leaders of Sedot Negev Center, where more than 50 Vietnamese students studied, Ambassador Do Minh Hung thanked the Center for the attention and support for Vietnamese students, especially in the context of the covid-19 pandemic. The Ambassador suggested the Center continue to create more favorable conditions for students to complete the course, address students' wishes, and coordinate closely with the Embassy and other authorities to bring Vietnamese students home after finishing the course.
Visiting Hemdat Hadarom College, where Vietnamese students are studying, Professor Chaim Shaked, Rector highly appreciates Vietnamese students as well as the relationship between the two peoples very early. Ambassador Do Minh Hung reiterated the story of the meeting between President Ho Chi Minh and the Prime Minister Ben Gurion in Paris in 1946 as a first milestone marking the relationship between the two countries. Meeting Vietnamese students, Ambassador Do Minh Hung encouraged and advised the students to overcome difficulties, successfully complete the course, answer the questions about life, study and homecoming plan after completing the course...
Currently in Israel there are about 650 Vietnamese agricultural graduates, and Sedot Negev Center is one of four centers with Vietnamese students.
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