New school year ceremony begins nationwide

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc congratulated the teachers and pupils of Son Tay High School at a new year ceremony in Hanoi on Thursday morning.

He expressed his hope for a great school year ahead, saying that the Party and State always prioritize education and training. Mr. Phuc spoke highly of the Ministry of Education and Training's achievements pursuant to Resolution 29.

The same day, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam attended a ceremony to launch the 2019-2020 school year at Le Van Tam elementary school and welcome the first grade pupils.

VOV1 and several other sponsors held an opening ceremony for a kindergarten in Ca village, Cong Da commune, Yen Son district, Tuyen Quang province on Wednesday. The kindergarten has 2 classrooms for 50 children, a dining area, toilets, and a play yard.

More than 24 million pupils and students attended new school year ceremonies nationwide on Thursday.173 schools in Quang Tri province had to postpone their opening ceremony due to flooding.

Source: VOV5