Winners of national, world skills competitions awarded

The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs awarded winners of the national and world skills competitions at a ceremony in Hanoi Sunday night.

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam conferred Labor Order, third class, to Nguyen Ba Phuoc, bronze medalist of the 44th World Skills Competition held last October in United Arab Emirates. Mr. Dam also presented the Prime Minister's Certificate of Merit to 5 others, who won excellent skills certificates at the world competition.

In this year's national competition held this week, 63 competitors won first prizes, 15 bagged second prizes, and 71 won third prizes. They will compete in the ASEAN Skills Competition in Thailand in late August and the World Skills Competition in Russia in August. First prize winner Nguyen Tu Anh of the Hanoi Vocational College of High Technology said: This competition is very useful for me. My passion is hairdressing. I learned a lot from the competition and want to introduce Vietnam's hair design to the world. I will try my best to participate in the ASEAN and world skill competitions.

Source: VOV5