Exhibition of gifts presented to President Ho opens in Hanoi

Thursday, 2017-05-18 10:15:00
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NDO – An exhibition showcasing gifts presented to the Vietnamese national beloved leader Ho Chi Minh opened at the Ho Chi Minh Museum in Hanoi on May 18 as part of celebrations for the 127th anniversary of the former President’s birthday (1890-2017).

Works on display include 27 gifts presented by Vietnamese individuals and organisations from both home and abroad to show their gratitude to the President, who devoted his entire life to the struggle for national independence and freedom as well as for the happiness and prosperity of the people.

There are also 28 gifts the President received from international friends, which represented their respect for him as well as the solidarity and friendship between Vietnam and countries around the world.

The exhibition also has a space introducing 24 gifts the President gave to Vietnamese and foreign individuals and collectives. The mementos were donated by the recipients and their families.

According to Vu Manh Ha, director of Ho Chi Minh Museum, the exhibition aimed to highlight the love and respect of the Vietnamese people and international friends toward the Vietnamese President and cultural figure.

It also seeks to call on individuals and organisations to donate documents, photos and objects related to President Ho’s life and revolutionary career in order to enrich the museum’s collection.

The exhibition will run until early July at the Ho Chi Minh Museum, 19 Ngoc Ha street, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi.