Nation Former U.S. First Lady visits Vietnam The Saigon Times Daily Monday, Dec 9, 2019,13:43 (GMT+7) Former U.S. First Lady visits VietnamThe Saigon Times Daily Former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, who is in Vietnam to promote education programs for girls – PHOTO: REUTERS HCMC – Former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama today, December 9, leads a delegation to visit Vietnam’s Mekong Delta province of Long An to promote education programs for girls. The delegation, which includes actresses Julia Roberts, Ngo Thanh Van and Lana Condor, as well as Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of former U.S. President George W. Bush, visited Can Giuoc High School in the district of the same name, Thanh Nien Online newspaper reported. They listened to the female students relate their experiences and challenges in pursuing education and learned more about the role played by Room to Read, a non-profit education support organization. In addition, the delegation will study the activities of Vietnamese organizations that promote education and encourage girls to attend school. Michelle Obama will speak with some girls and local officials and take part in a soft skills class held by Room to Read in Long An. According to an announcement by the Obama Foundation, the delegation represents… Read full this story
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