Viet Nam Day in Moscow welcomes APEC Year 2017
Update: Apr 07, 2017
Vietnamese students studying at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) organised Viet Nam Day on April 5 to welcome Viet Nam’s hosting of APEC Year 2017. 

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Director of the MGIMO’s ASEAN Centre Viktor Sumsky noted that the event attracts not only students at MGIMO but also those from other universities in Moscow. 

Lai Ngoc Doan, a representative of the Vietnamese embassy in Russia, congratulated MGIMO students on organising a meaningful event. 

The diplomat also lauded MGIMO as one of the leading international relations training establishments in the world where tens of Vietnamese students are studying. 

The Viet Nam Day featured a round-table seminar on Viet Nam’s role as host of APEC Year 2017, a traditional souvenir fair, a photo exhibition “APEC Year 2017 in Viet Nam”, an understanding competition on Russia and Viet Nam, and Vietnamese gastronomy.