Around 50 international delegates will take part in activities to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Paris Agreement ending the war in Vietnam.
Sixty-two photos depicting the Mine Advisory Group (MAG)’s activities to clear unexploded ordnance (UXO) in Vietnam are on display in HCM City.
A second summer camp for more than 150 children from Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam opened in Ho Chi Minh City on July 24.
A painting exhibition themed “War and Peace through Children’s Eyes” is taking place in Ho Chi Minh City.
Public museums in HCM City attracted around 2.6 million visitors last year, with the five museums administered by private organisations and individuals.
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On March 23, a Chilean delegation led by President Sebastian Pinera arrived in HCM City as part of its visit to Vietnam from March 22-25.
Chilean Senate President Guido Girardin Lavin left Hanoi on March 3, successfully concluding his Vietnam visit at the invitation of Vietnamese National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.
A photo exhibition on the Vietnam-Romania friendship was held in the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City on September 30 to celebrate the 61st anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries.
Members of the two US organisations, Peace Trees Vietnam (PTVN) and Center for Women and Democracy (CWD) have voiced concern over solving the consequences of war in Vietnam, especially the future of families of AO victims and treatment for these victims.
A book exhibition on the suffering of Vietnamese Agent Orange victims opened in Hanoi on July 26.
A special programme on Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin will be broadcast live on HCM City television channel HTV at 8.30pm on August 7.
Thirty-eight young overseas Vietnamese from the US, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Sweden, Thailand and Cambodia have gathered at the 2011 Summer Camp for Overseas Vietnamese, which opened in HCM City on July 19.
Efforts are being made by HCM City authorities to upgrade museums and enlarge them to satisfy both local and foreign researchers and visitors.
Chairwoman of the Lower House of the Indian Parliament Meira Kumar arrived in Ho Chi Minh City on May 14, beginning a four-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong.