|The Vietnamese Embassy in Switzerland on May 20 holds a ceremony gathering local representative offices of Vietnam to mark President Ho Chi Minh's 130th birthday. (Photo: VNA)
In Geneva, the Vietnamese Embassy held a ceremony gathering local representative offices of Vietnam to pay respect to the late president.
Ambassador Le Linh Lan spoke highly of President Ho Chi Minh as the first foreign minister of Vietnam, saying he had formed Vietnam’s modern diplomacy.
His diplomatic ideology is still lighting the way for the country’s foreign policies, she said.
The embassy also screened a documentary on President Ho Chi Minh and planted a tree at the embassy in Switzerland to pay homage to the Vietnamese leader.
The Embassy of Vietnam in Chile offered wreaths at President Ho Chi Minh’s monument at Ho Chi Minh Park in Cerro Navia district, Santiago.
At the event, Ambassador Nguyen Ngoc Son and Cerro Navia governor Ramon Sotomayo expressed their admiration for the president and his contributions to Vietnam’s struggle for independence and national reconstruction.