Lao youth and students visit President Ho Chi Minh relic site
The delegation visited the Presidential Palace (Photo:

The event is in the framework of the program "Follow Vietnamese and Lao leaders’ footsteps" in 2017.

The program, jointly held by Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and the Lao People's Revolutionary Youth Union, is taking place from October 30th to November 4th in Vietnam and November 5th-11th in Laos. It is an important political event of the two countries to celebrate the 55th anniversary of Vietnam-Laos diplomatic relations, and the 40th anniversary of the Amity and Cooperation Treaty.

Lao youth and students offered incense to President Ho Chi Minh - who laid the foundations for the friendship and special solidarity between the two peoples. Then they visited the Presidential Palace, where President Ho Chi Minh lived and worked from December 19th, 1954 to September 2nd, 1969; House 54; stilt house; fish pond; House H67, where the Politburo met and Uncle Ho was in convalescence; Ho Chi Minh Museum; and listened to emotional stories of Uncle Ho’s sentiments with his compatriots, soldiers, children and international friends.

Particularly, the delegates also watched a documentary film about last moments of beloved President Ho Chi Minh and listened about the life and career of President Ho Chi Minh, as well as his friendly relationship and special solidarity with the people and tribes of Laos. They were presented significant souvenirs of Ho Chi Minh badges.

On the same day, the delegation visited Chu Van An National School (previously known as Pomelo School) that has educated and trained generations of Vietnamese and Lao pupils. Many of them have gone on to become leaders of their respective Party and State, including President Kaysone Phomvihane, who is a first generation Lao revolutionary soldier and the successor of the Indochinese Communist Party.

On this occasion, significant gifts and summary record of the teachers and pupils writing about the special friendship and solidarity between Vietnam and Laos, were presented to visiting delegates./.



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