The event was attended by Politburo member and Secretary of Hanoi municipal Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai. Of the honourees, 50 gained excellent academic results and 38 achieved good results, with 47 of the group being Party members. The top graduates studied various ologies, ranging from engineering (24 students), management – culture – society (22), economy (14), pedagogy – medicine and pharmacy (12), and armed forces (16). This is the 16th time Hanoi honoured outstanding graduates from universities and academies. So far, over 1,700 individuals were honoured and received certificates of merit from the municipal People’s Committee. Many of them have succeeded in their careers, significantly contributing to the cause of national construction, protection and development.