Ten outstanding young Vietnamese honoured (Photo: VNA)
– The 10 outstanding young Vietnamese and the 10
promising young talents in 2020 were honoured at a ceremony held by the Ho Chi
Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMCYU) Central Committee and the Vietnam Young
Talent Fund in Hanoi on March 21.
Addressing the event, Politburo member and standing member
of the Party Central Committee Secretariat Vo Van Thuong hailed efforts made by
the HCMCYU to promote the role of youths in nation building and safeguarding
through various movements, programmes and activities, including the Outstanding
Young Vietnamese Award.
The award is a substantial and meaningful activity honouring
outstanding and prestigious young people who have positive influence on the
community and have great achievements in the nine areas of learning, scientific
research – innovation, labour and production, business – startup, national
defence, security and order, sports, culture and arts, and social activities.
Politburo member and standing member of the Party Central Committee Secretariat Vo Van Thuong (Photo: VNA)
Thuong said that after receiving the award, the exemplary
young people have continued to contribute to the nation in all fields, and many
of them have had great influence and deserved to be role models for other
After the awarding ceremony, award winners will pay tribute
to the Hung Kings at the temple dedicated to the legendary founders of the
nation in the northern province of Phu Tho.
On March 21 morning, they also paid tribute to late
President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum and offered incense at the Monument for
Heroic Martyrs on Bac Son street.
Among the outstanding young Vietnamese honoured this time,
Doan Le Hoang Tan, born in 1987, Deputy Director of the Centre for Innovative
Materials & Architectures at the Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh
City, was honoured in the field of scientific research – innovation.
He designed and created a spongy and biodegradable
nano-material capable of carrying anti-cancer agents to tumours in a precise
manner and controllably releasing drug, helping to limit side effects and
improve the effectiveness of drug during the cancer treatment process.
Tan has had 30 articles published on prestigious science
magazines in the world.
Doctor Tran Anh Tu, born in 1989, from the department of
infectious disease control at the National Institute of Hygiene and
Epidemiology, was named a role model in labour and production thanks to his
active participation in the COVID-19 fight.
He obtained prominent achievements in the research and
application of science – technology to analysing epidemiological information to
help with contact tracing for COVID-19.
The honoree in the business – startup category is Pham Ngoc
Anh Tung, born in 1989, CEO of FoodMap – an e-commerce platform linking farmers
with small- and medium-sized producers and consumers.
FoodMap successfully raised 500,000 USD in funding from the
Singaporean-based early-stage venture capital firm Wavemaker Partners last
Meanwhile, Hoang Tuan Anh, born in 1985, Director of the HCM
City-based Vu Tru Xanh Joint Stock Company, is one of the two exemplary persons
in the field of social activities.
He made use of exiting machinery to invent rice dispensers,
also called “rice ATMs”, and “face mask ATMs”, which have proved effective in
the COVID-19 combat./.