Deputy PM asked Dak Lak to pay attention to improving education of ethnic students

Saturday, 2020-02-29 11:50:19
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Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh (second from right) at the event (Photo: VNA)
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NDO – Politburo member and Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has asked the Dak Lak provincial authorities to pay special attention to facilitating access to education for ethnic minority students and those who are living in difficult situations in remote areas.

The Deputy PM made the request while attending a ceremony on February 28 to present VND100 million to the Dak Lak Provincial Study Encouragement Fund.

The money was donated by the Vietnam Rubber Group through the Cong An Nhan Dan (People’s Police) Newspaper’s Fund for Ethic Minority and Poor Students.

At the ceremony, Deputy PM Binh congratulated Dak Lak Province on its socio-economic achievements in 2019, calling the local authorities to fully tap the locality’s potentials and advantages to make breakthroughs in the coming years.

Priorities must also be given to improving people’s livelihoods, ensuring social welfare, strengthening solidarity among local ethnic groups, safeguarding traditional culture, and boosting tourism, he stressed.

Over its 13-year operation, the Cong An Nhan Dan (People’s Police) Newspaper’s Fund for Ethic Minority and Poor Students has raised nearly VND30 billion from businesses and benefactors across the country.

The money has been used to present bicycles, computers, textbooks and school supplies to disadvantaged students, thus motivating