The awards have been organized as an annual event by VNPT Group, Vietnam Television (VTV) and the Dan Tri online newspaper to honour talents in the fields of information technology (IT), science, medicine and environment.
Speaking at the ceremony, Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee President Nguyen Thien Nhan said the awards help to acknowledge the contributions of young talents to the national development.
This is the first time prizes were awarded in IT sector, quite different from awards from previous years which only selected one first prize or no first prize.
Pham Hong Diep-an outstanding environmental protection activist- was honoured for his efforts to encourage the locals to build a green residential area in Haiphong City’s Thuy Nguyen district.
Dr Hoang Duc Thao and his colleagues were honoured for their research on reinforced concrete structures and technologies which greatly contributes to the national economic development.