Vietnam-Singapore group donates 36,000 books to HCMC

The Vietnamese Knowledge Organization under Vietnam 2020 in Singapore handed over more than 36,000 books to universities, colleges and high schools in HCMC on October 15.

Vietnam 2020 Library received 21,000 books from the Vietnamese Knowledge Organization (Photo: Tuoi Tre)

Of them, nearly 21,000 books will go to the Vietnam 2020 Library of the International University under the Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM).

The remaining books were sent to 29 universities, colleges and high schools in the city.

They include foreign literature on economics, nature, technology, society, medicine and others.

Vietnamese Singaporean Ph.D. Vo Ta Han, director of the Vietnamese Knowledge Organization under Vietnam 2020, will also help the Vietnam 2020 Library collaborate with the US’ John Wiley Publishing House to buy more than 470,000 books which will be delivered to other libraries in the country.

Vietnam 2020 is a network of Vietnamese Professionals in Singapore founded in 2007. It aims to support the successful economic and social development of Vietnam through the contribution of Vietnamese professionals and students overseas while strengthening the relationship between Singapore and Vietnam.

By staff writers – Translated by Kim Khanh

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