The 60th anniversary of the Viet Nam Youth Federation marked in Ha Noi

The event was attended by Politburo member, President Tran Dai Quang; Politburo member, Head of the Party Central Committee's Mass Mobilization Commission Truong Thi Mai; Permanent Deputy Secretary of Ha Noi Party Committee Ngo Thi Thanh Hang; VYF's President Nguyen Phi Long together with over 3,3000 VYF members and young people.

Speaking at the ceremony, VYF's President Nguyen Phi Long said that the VYF has been constantly growing and developed in both scale and quality. Currently, the federation has over 7.3 million members.

Addressing the ceremony, President Quang acknowledged and praised VYF members and young people at large for their great achievements over the past years in the cause of national liberation and current construction and defense.

President Quang stressed that the Party and State always puts youths at the centre of the national human resources development strategy to ensure the country's stability and sustainable development.

He urged the federation to continue overcoming all difficulties - challenges; actively studying, and promoting creativity; striving continuously to build a more prosperous nation, a united socialist country; uniting young people, especially those in ethnic groups and from remote and disadvantaged areas; educating young people about patriotism and humanitarianism.

On the occasion, President Quang presented Independence Medal, first class and Order of Ho Chi Minh to Vietnamese young generation and VYF; the VYF Central Committee honored 80 young people who made outstanding contributions to youth movements over the years.

Source: Ha Noi Portal