ASEAN-Japan youth ship to dock at Ho Chi Minh City

The 43rd Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program, which is on a journey to Japan and 5 ASEAN countries, will arrive in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday.

During their 4-day stay, the guests will discuss with local youth 8 major topics: young entrepreneurs; trans-cultural exchanges; the environment and mitigation of natural disasters; food and nutrition; health care and HIV-AIDS prevention; ASEAN-Japan cooperation; education; and information and communication.

The Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program aims to promote friendship between the youngsters of Japan and the 10 ASEAN countries. The cooperative program began in 1974. Vietnam first sent its representatives in 1995.

Source: VOV5