Presenting and congratulating 2010 Ho Chi Minh Prize and State Prize winners on science and technology from VAST

On January 20th 2012, State President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam promulgated Decision 103/ QĐ-CTN presenting the State Prize to 20 science and technology works and Decision 104/QĐ-CTN presenting the Ho Chi Minh Prize to 12 science and technology works. The works “Vietnam fauna and Vietnam flora, Red book, and Vietnam Red List” won the Ho Chi Minh Prize, and the work “Exploring and reasonably using Vietnamese marine biological natural resources in order to create valuable products for life” by VAST won the State Prize. On February 18th 2012, the Ministry of Science and Technology held a ceremony to present the prizes to representatives of the contributors to these works.

On March 9th 2012, being granted authority by the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology held a ceremony to present and congratulate scientists winning the Ho Chi Minh Prize and the State Prize on science and technology 2010. The event drew the participation of Prof. Chau Van Minh, member of the Party Central Committee, VAST Party secretary and VAST president; Prof. Duong Ngoc Hai, VAST Party deputy secretary and VAST vice president; Prof. Nguyen Dinh Cong, VAST vice president; Assoc. Prof.  Ha Duy Ngo, VAST Party permanent deputy secretary; representatives from departments and institutes under VAST; and all scientists wining the prize.

These two winning works have high practical value. They are the result of extensive research, intelligent contribution and the talent of scientists and contributors. These works are an important contribution to building socio-economic and environment strategies, as well as making policies to exploit, develop, preserve and sustainably use the precious biological resources of Vietnam. They open new research trends that open up the potential in Vietnamese resources, contributing to the cause of building and developing the country.

Prof. Chau Van Minh, VAST president, made a speech at the ceremony

On behalf of VAST leaders and Party Committee, Prof. Minh congratulated scientists and co-workers presented with the prize. He hoped that scientists would be always enthusiastic in research so that VAST would have more valuable scientific research in the near future.

Other photos at the ceremony:

Assoc. Prof. Phan Van Kiem, head of the Department of Organization and Personnel, announced the decision of the State President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on presenting the prize.

VAST leaders present the prize to authors and contributors winning the Ho Chi Minh and State Prizes at the ceremony

Assoc. Prof. Le Xuan Canh, presenting a group of authors and contributors winning Ho Chi Minh and State Prizes, made a speech at the ceremony

Taking a photo

Translated by Tuyet Nhung

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