Ho Chi Minh Park upgraded in Chile
The Vietnamese Embassy in Chile and authorities of Cerro Navia district in the capital city of Santiago held a ceremony on December 19 to inaugurate the upgraded Ho Chi Minh Park.
Ambassador Nguyen Ngoc Son at the event
Speaking at the event, Ambassador Nguyen Ngoc Son reviewedthe development history of the park since 1969 and hailed the significance ofthe inauguration this year to celebrate the 50th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh’s testament, the 50th anniversary of the park,and the 50th anniversary of the historic meeting between PresidentHo Chi Minh and Chilean President Salvador Allende in May 1969.
He thanked Vietnam’s Geleximco Group and authorities ofCerro Navia district for offering support to the project.
Mayor of Cerro Navio district Mauro Tamayo said the projectonce again reflects sentiment between the two peoples, asked the embassy toconvey thanks from over 130,000 Cerro Navia residents to the Vietnamesegovernment, and expressed his belief that bilateral relations will keep growingsustainably.
On the occasion, a photo exhibition themed “President Ho ChiMinh - national liberation hero, eminent cultural celebrity” opened with over40 photos on display.
Deputy Director of the President Ho Chi Minh Relic Site CaoThi Hai Yen wished that the week-long exhibition will contribute to raisingmutual understanding between the two peoples, especially Chilean younggeneration’s knowledge about President Ho Chi Minh./.VNA