President Clinton meets young people in Ho Chi Minh City

Nov. 19 (VNA) -- President William Jefferson Clinton and his daughter Chelsea met with young representatives of enterpreneurs, intellectuals and artists in Ho Chi Minh City morning, Nov. 19.

The U.S. President and his entourage arrived in Ho Chi Minh City, the second and last leg of their four-day official tour of Viet Nam, in Nov. 18 night.

The President was told of activities attracting the city's youth and the youth's role in and contributions to the city's social, economic, political and cultural lives.

He shared the view with the youth on the importance of boosting education cooperation between the two countries.

He said that young people in the two countries now had more opportunities to better understand each other, to share similarity and common interests, and therefore to have more chances in the near future to boost effective cooperation.

He affirmed the important role to take by the Vietnamese and US youth in healing the wounds of the past and building up the future.--