Today, November 20, 2017, young diplomats from Kremenchuk representing schools №2, №4, №5, №9, №20 and №31 visited the Embassies of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Republic of Lithuania in Ukraine. The program of the trip of young people’s diplomats was carried out within the framework of the target project “Children’s Diplomacy of Kremenchuk”.
This project has been administered by the Department of Education, APIBD and the Kremenchuk Center for International Relations and Economic Development ”Kremenchuk Invest” for more than 15 years.
At the Embassy of Lithuania, the children of Kremenchuk schools were warmly welcomed by Envoy Minister Mr. Gvidas Kerushauskas and the Commercial Attache Mr. Rimantas Šėgžda.
Mr. Minister spoke in detail about the European integration processes in Lithuania, the reforms being carried out by the government and the peculiarities of the culture of this Baltic country. Mr. Minister responded to the questions of young diplomats, photographed with guests and treated them with a traditional Lithuanian savor of šakotis, juices, coffee and tea.
Envoy Minister Mr. Gvidas Kerushauskas also gave valuable advice to the guests:
If you are good at teaching English and other languages of the world, you will be competitive in the labor markets.
From the European country, the streets and the avenues of Kiev, the Kremenchuk youth diplomats traveled to the Embassy of Vietnam, where they met the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of his Highness Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan and practically all representatives of the Embassy.
Following the exchange of speeches by Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan and the head of the delegation and director of the public utility “Kremenchuk Invest” Mr. Andriy Melnik, gave the young citizens a detailed account of the culture and traditions of the Eastern economic “tiger”, demonstrated a film about the culture, economy and traditions of this country. After an exchange of ideas, guests were offered sweets and a joint protocol photo on memory. Ambassador of Vietnam His Excellency Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan:
I wish young people from Kremenchuk a good study, sports, respect for the elders and be worthy of the future Ukrainian state.
At the end of the trip to the embassies, a small tour of Kiev went through – the children drove through the main street of the capital – Khreshchatyk.