President Ho Chi Minh bust erected in New Delhi

Update: 17:53 | 02/09/2021
A bust of Viet Nam’s late President Ho Chi Minh was erected in New Delhi on September 1 on the occasion of the Southeast Asian nation’s 76th National Day (September 2).
President Ho Chi Minh bust erected in New Delhi
President Ho Chi Minh's bust. (Photo: VNA)

This is one of the final stages to prepare for the inauguration of the monument to the late leader in New Delhi - part of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh's official visit to India slated for the end of 2021 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral diplomatic relations (January 7, 1972-January 7, 2022).

Attending the ceremony were Minister of State of the Indian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi, Chairman of the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) Dharmendra, ambassadors and chargés d’affaires of ASEAN countries, representatives of the Vietnamese community in India and many organisations and trade unions of the host country.

President Ho Chi Minh bust erected in New Delhi
Vietnamese Ambassador to India Pham Sanh Chau (second from right) at the inauguration. (Photo: VOV)

Vietnamese Ambassador to India Pham Sanh Chau said that the bust is a symbol for the close relationship nurtured by generations of the two countries’ leaders.

The bronze bust is in a 4,700sq.m park, located in the diplomatic corps.

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(Source: VNA)