Vietnam attends Young SE Asia Leaders Initiative

(VOV) - Ngo Chi Long, a student at the Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy, recently addressed the members of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative in Myanmar.

In his speech he talked about the growing gap between rich and poor and also on the differences in rural and urban health care systems.  The speech was well received and spoken about highly by the US embassy.

He also had the opportunity to meet US President Barack Obama.

Launched in 2013, the initiative is U.S. President Barack Obama’s signature programme aimed at strengthening leadership development and networking in ASEAN.

Its members are composed of bright young leaders, 18-35, from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Burma, Philippines, Laos, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.