Speech by Prof. &
Dr. Vu Ngoc Hai,
Vice Minister of Ministry
of Education and Training
at HEDO 10th
Anniversary and Seminar on Education - Science - Health and Poverty
Abolition Development in Highland on 28th March 2000
Comrades and friends,
On the occasion of the 10th
Anniversary of HEDO foundation, we combine to hold the Workshop
on Education - Science - Health Development and Poverty Abolition
in Highland and Ethnic Minority areas. On behalf of the Ministry
of Education and Training as one of 3 sponsor ministries, I warmly
welcome and sincerely thank to distinguished delegates, comrades
In the past ten years, HEDO
has been mobilizing friends in the world, and combining with Ministries,
branches and leaders of local authority to fulfil effectively
over 70 project with over 20 billion VND while they get no financial
support from Government. That is a considerable endeavor and achievement.
It has showed that HEDO has made creative use of the renovate
and open policy of our Party and State, and the direction of the
3 sponsor ministries on the development of education - science
- health and poverty abolition which response to demands of national
industrialization and modernization.
The majority of projects
implemented by HEDO are in the remote and mountainous areas, revolutionary
base zones ethnic minority areas which they have been meeting
many difficulties and hardship. Therefore HEDO has quickly received
cooperation, supports, encouragement and respectful from friends
in the world, leader of Ministries and national branches, especially
leaders of administration levels and people in localities.
HEDO has been accepted for
membership of 5 international and regional organizations sponsored
by the United Nations and ASEAN, and having relationship with
hundred of organization from Governments and NGOs of 45 countries
which are mainly thankful of HEDO’s good results of activities
and confidence in the support and the development of education,
science, health and hungry abolition and poverty reduction in
the mountainous and ethnic minority areas in the past ten years.
It may be to say that HEDO has become a bridge between localities
of Vietnam and International Organizations and Vice versa.
On behalf of the Ministry
for education Training , I warmly commend HEDO’s achievements
in the past ten years. Wishing for HEDO to develop successful
lessons, overcome remaining for weakness, continue to server better
and further, respond to aspiration, confidence and affection of
countrymen and children in the mountainous and ethnic areas of
friends in the country and of friends in the world.
wish for all delegates, Foreign Guests, Vietnam Guests good health