Vietnam to host 27th International Biology Olympiad

(VOVworld) - The 27th International Biology Olympiad (IBO) will take place for the first time in Vietnam next July attracting more than 1,000 candidates from 70 countries.

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Vietnam to host the International Biology Olympiad for the first time (Photo: vna)

At the launching ceremony in Hanoi on Monday, Deputy Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Vinh Hien said following the success of international Olympiads in Vietnam, the organization of the 27th IBO will contribute to the implementation of the Party and State’s diplomatic policy and integration guideline to enhance international cooperation.

He added that the event also promotes learning movements and improves quality of human resources for Vietnam, increasing exchanges among teachers and students of countries, encouraging international understanding and cooperation, and promoting the image of Vietnam to foreign friends.