The UEH 40th Anniversary Celebration

In the morning of Oct 27, 2016, at 59C Nguyen Dinh Chieu Campus, Ward 6, District 3, the University of Economics Hochiminh City (UEH) warmly celebrated its 40th Anniversary (Oct 27, 1976 - Oct 27, 2016). Throughout 40 years, UEH has matured and developed continuously with many great contributions to the country's socio-economic development.

In this special day, UEH was honored to welcome following high-ranking leaders of the Communist Party and the Government: Prof. Dr. General Tran Dai Quang, member of the Political bureau, President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam; Mr. Le Thanh Hai, former member of the Political bureau, former Secretary of the Hochiminh City Municipal Party Committee; Prof. Dr. Phung Xuan Nha, member of the Party Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Minister of Education and Training; Dr. Nguyen Thanh Phong, member of the Party Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Chairman of HCMC People's Committee; Mr. Son Minh Thang, member of the Party Central Committee, Permanent Deputy Head of the Steering Committee for the Southwestern Region; Nguyen Phu Cuong, member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Dong Nai provincial Party Committee; and other 16 guests who were Secretary / Deputy Secretary, Chairman / Vice Chairman of Municipal People's Council.

It's UEH's pleasure to welcome the following international guests: Mr. Phung Anh Tuan, Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Finland; Mr. Liang Kuang Chung, Director-General of Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Hochiminh City; Mr. En Tara, Consul General of the the Roya Consulate General of Cambodia; Mr. Som xay Sanam-oune, Lao Consul General in HCM City and representatives from many diplomatic missions, consular posts, and joint-training international educational institutions.

The celebration was also attended by leaders of universities, insitutes as well as of joint-training institutions from Quang Binh to Ca Mau provinces. Especially, UEH was pleased to welcome the delegation of 11 leaders and former leaders from the National Economics University, led by Prof. Dr. Tran Tho Dat, Party Committee Secretary and President of the National Economics University. It represented 25 years of close friendship between 2 universities of economics in the North and South of the country.

In addition, there was the presence of more than 200 representatives from corporations, businesses, banks, economic organizations that have partnerships with UEH; and more than 60 journalists from media agencies to attend and report on the event.

In the anniversary celebration, the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City was honored to receive congratulating flowers from Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, member of the Political bureau, Chairwoman of the National Assembly;  Mr. Dinh La Thang, member of the Political bureau, Secretary of the Hochiminh City Municipal Party Committee. At the same time, many universities, institutes, consulates, institutions, companies and alumni nationwide sent cards, gifts and flowers congratulating the lecturers and officials, administrative staff of UEH.

On the UEH's side, there was the participation of many current and former leaders of UEH as well as more than 1,000 officials, lecturers and students of all generations.

The celebration was broadcast live on, Youtube (UEH Channel), Facebook (DHKT.UEH) to communicate widely for generations of UEHers.

During the celebration, the story of 40-year-old UEH was told through 4 video clips:

The proud achievements of UEH during 40 years of development were the result of continuous effort of many generations of lecturers and students. At the anniversary celebration, the University honored 40 lecturers and officials with outstanding contributions to UEH.

To recognize the contributions to the local governments in general and to Hochiminh City in particular, on this occasion, HCMC People's Committee decided to award the Traditional Flag to UEH. And in the occasion of the Anniversary, UEH also had the honor to be awarded the emulation flag by the Government, considered as a leading institution which successfully completed its duties.

In order to celebrate the UEH 40th anniversary in 2016, UEH had had a series of activities not only to combine all the family members of UEH but also to position UEH through scientific and academic activities, promoting the image of a leading university in Vietnam reaching the international level.

This celebration was the last event to close a meaningful and eventful year. Over all, under the roof of University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, the development has always been accompanied by support and a sense of unity to make the university soar high.


Media coverage of the event:

- Online newspaper of Vietnam Television (;
HTV - Hochiminh Television;
- Tuổi Trẻ Newspaper;
- Thanh Niên Newspaper;
- VGP News - Online newspaper of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (;
- Nhân Dân Newspaper;
- Website of Ministry of Education and Training (;
- Người Lao Động Newspaper;
- Online Newspaper of Voice of Vietnam  (;
- Hải Quan Newspaper;
- Hochiminh CityWeb (;
- An Giang Online Newspaper;
- Dân Sinh Newspaper;
- Công An TP.HCM Newspaper;
- Information channel on Vietnam life (;
- Hà Nội Mới Newspaper;
- Công An Nhân Dân Newspaper;
- Tổ Quốc Online Newspaper (;
- Nhà báo & Công luận Newspaper;
- Magazine of the Communist Party Committee of Propaganda and Training;
- Online Newspaper of People's Army (;
- Long An Newspaper;
- Ninh Bình Television;
- Gia Lai Television;
- Nhân dân TVOnline Website (;
- Lạng Sơn Online Newspaper;
- Giáo dục & Thời đại Newspaper;
- Voice of Ho Chi Minh city People Radio Channel;
- Pháp Luật TPHCM Newspaper;
- VietNamNet Online Newspaper (;
- Dân Trí Newspaper;
- Ninh Thuận Newspaper;
- Giáo dục TP.HCM Newspaper;
- Vietnam News Agency;
- TVC8 Channel;
- Đại Đoàn Kết Newspaper;
- Sinh viên Việt Nam Newspaper;
- Phụ Nữ Newspaper.

Source: The Organizing Committee of the 40th Anniversary