For meeting the requirement of training economic managers for the country, on 25th Jan 1956, the Government made a decision on the establishing the university with the name College of Finance and Economics, now is known as the National Economics University (NEU). With its 60-year development, the National Economics University becomes one of the key universities in training managers in the field of economics and business management in Vietnam. In order to review its attainments as well as thank you to all-generation teachers for their dedication to education at NEU, on 12th Nov 2016, the National Economics University ceremonially organized the 60 anniversary ceremony and received the first-class Labour Order for the 2nd time.
Comrade Nguyen Xuan Phuc - Member of the Politburo, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam attended and had a speech at the ceremony
Attending the ceremony, there were Comrade Nguyen Xuan Phuc - Member of the Politburo, Prime Minister, Comrade Ngo Van Du - Former member of the Politburo, Former Chairman of the Central Inspection Committee, Mr. Phung Quoc Hien - Commissioner of the Central Party, Vice Chairman of the National Assembly, Mr. Nguyen Duc Kien - Former Member Party Central Committee, Former Vice Chairman of the National Assembly.
It was honorable for the National Economics University to receive many congratulation flowers from such Party and State leaders as H.E. Mr. Nguyen Phu Trong - Member of the Politburo, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, H.E. Mr. Tran Dai Quang - Member of the Politburo, the President of Vietnam, H.E. Mrs. Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan - Member of the Politburo, Chairman of the National Assembly, Comrade Dinh The Huynh - Commissioner of the Politburo, Secretariat of the Central Party, Comrade Nguyen Van Binh - Member of the Politburo, Head of Central Department of Economics, Comrade Do Ba Ty - Vice Chairman of National Assembly, Comrade Do Muoi - Former the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Comrade Le Kha Phieu - Former the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Comrade Nong Duc Manh - Former the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Comrade Nguyen Sinh Hung - Former Chairman of the National Assembly.
There were the attendances of such representatives of Ministries, and central agencies and departments as Prof. Dr. Phung Xuan Nha - Minister of Education and Training, Comrade Ho Duc Phoc - Member of the Party Central Committee, State Auditor-General and the leaders of other state departments and leaders at provincial level.
Present at the ceremony were also Prof. Dr. Nguyen Dong Phong - President of University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City, Prof. Dr. Pham Quang Trung - General Director of National Institute of Education Management, Former Vice President of the National Economics University, Assoc Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of Foreign Trade University, Former Vice President of the National Economics University, the representatives of Board of Management of such universities as Hanoi University of Science and Technology, National University of Civil Engineering, Hanoi University of Agriculture…
Many international guests such as Mrs. Jehanne Roccas - Ambassador of Belgium in Vietnam, H.E. Thongsavanh Phomviahne - Lao Ambassador to Vietnam, H.E. Prak Nguon Hong - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Royal Embassy of Cambodia, Dr. Major - General Vongsak Phanthavong - Vice-Chef of Ordnance Department, Lao People's Armed Forces, Head of NEU Alumni Network in Laos, as well as the representatives of such overseas universities as California State University, Long Beach, USA, California State University, San Bernardino, USA, National Australian University, Mokpo University, Korea, Kangwon University, Korea, Suny Korea, Dongseo University, Korea, Kyoto Institute of Economic Research, Japan, ChuO University, UWE, , University of Paris X, France, Paris Graduate School of Management Universite libre de Bruxelles, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Belgium, Khon Kaen University, Thailand, National University of Laos, Hungkuang University, Taiwan, Guangxi University of Science and Technology, China, Nanhua University, China, CFVG also joined the ceremony and sent the best wishes to the university.
On the side of partnership businesses who were available at platinum, diamond sponsorship levels, it was honorable to welcome such businesses as Viet Post Bank, Hoa Phat Group, Gleximco Group, Bao Viet Group, PvcomBank, BIDV, Dalat Tourist Ltd, etc to attend the ceremony.
About the National Economics University, there were Prof. Dr. Tran Tho Dat - Party Committee Secretary, President together with the members of the Party Committee and the Board of Management, Assoc Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thanh Ha – Chairman of the University Council along with the members of the University Council, as well as the former leaders of the university and other lecturers to be present at the ceremony.
Speaking at the ceremony, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said that it was his pleasure to study at the NEU. He emphasized that the NEU is now one of the key and leading universities in the field of Economics and Business Management in Vietnam. The Board of Management should make more effort to strengthen the university to become one of the top 1000 universities in the world.
A speech by Prof. Dr. Tran Tho Dat -NEU President, Party Committee Secretary
On behalf of the university, Prof. Dr. Tran Tho Dat warmly welcomed and thanked Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc - Prime Minister as well as all the guests for presenting at the ceremony and sharing the great honour with the university. At his opening remark, he recalled the 60th-year path of the university development with its achievements. Over the past 6 decades, there have been many thousands of managers, teachers and leaders at central and provincial level, company owners, etc graduated from NEU, which has made contributions to the economic development of the nation. In addition, the NEU has been always a key and leading institute in economic and management research helping to government to make policies and laws. The NEU has been also a believable partnership with over 100 international universities in more than 30 countries in the world. Thanks to it attainments, the NEU was confered such honourable prises by the government and Party as Ho Chi Minh Order, the first-class Independent Order, Labour Hero Medal, etc.
On behalf of the university, Prof. Dr. Tran Tho Dat thanked for the Party’s and State’s guidelines as well as their support to the process of university development. He also emphasized that the univerisity had put more effort into its work to join into top 1000 universities in the world.
It was a great honour for the university to receive the first-class Labour Order for the second time awarded by the Prime Minister.
Prof. Dr. Tran Tho Dat received a gift by Prime Ministe Nguyen Xuan Phuc
At the ceremony, together with the gift awarded by the Prime Minister, the NEU also received other presents from other State agencies.
Prof. Dr. Phung Xuan Nha – Miniter of Education and Training sent a gift to the university
The Minister of Education and Training and Prof. Dr. Tran Tho Dat awarded Medal for the Course of Education to foreign experts who make their contributions to the NEU development.
The Board of Management awarded gift to former leaders of the university
Prof. Dr. Pham Manh Hung – Deputy Miniter of Education and Training and Prof. Dr. Tran Tho Dat sent gifts to thank you sponsorship businesses