VOV.VN - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his delegation offered incense in tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at the Ho Chi Minh Museum at Nha Rong Wharf on June 5, the date when 111 years ago Ho Chi Minh left the country on a ship to seek ways for national salvation.
The Government chief and the delegation also paid homage to President Ton Duc Thang, an exemplary communist and close comrade of President Ho Chi Minh, and a leader of the Vietnamese working class.
On June 5, 1911, from Nha Rong Wharf of Sai Gon, now Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh, known in those days as Nguyen Tat Thanh, boarded the ship Admiral Latouche Treville, starting his journey to seek the way for national salvation.
Thirty years later, he returned to Vietnam to lead the Vietnamese revolution which successfully conducted the August Revolution in 1945 and founded the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
On the occasion, PM Chinh and his delegation also visited the exhibition "Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)" in the early years of the 20th century - where Nguyen Tat Thanh came and went to find ways for national salvation and reviewed the life and great career of President Ho Chi Minh.