Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan visited the Vietnam-Thailand
Friendship Village , President Ho Chi Minh relic, and Vietnamese
nationals in Nakhon Phanom province on June 23.
Vice President Doan
is in Thailand for a five-day official visit to the country at the
invitation of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Governor Anukun Tangkananukulchai welcomed Doan’s visit, saying the
visit will help strengthen cooperative ties between the two countries.
Governor briefed his guest on the province’s socio-economic
development. He said with a population of 700,000, Nakhon Phanom has
enormous potential for cultural, tourism and education development.
province has famous tourist destinations, including the President Ho
Chi Minh relic where the late Vietnamese president lived in 1928-1929.
The Vietnam-Thailand Friendship Village has become a popular tourist spot, receiving crowds of visitors.
governor said many Vietnamese in the province have been granted full
Thai citizenship and they are making an important contribution to the
Vice President Doan highly valued
the cooperation between Nakhon Phanom and a number of provinces in
central Vietnam . She thanked the local administration for building
the friendship village which houses the President Ho Chi Minh Memorial.
The construction of these works is of significance, Doan
said, adding that it not only meets the aspirations of Vietnamese people
in Thailand but also helps Thai and foreign tourists to know more
about President Ho who laid a firm foundation for building the
Meeting with overseas
Vietnamese in the province, Doan praised their efforts to integrate into
the local community while keeping their hearts and minds toward the
Approximately 100,000 Vietnamese people are
residing in Thailand, mostly in the northeast region, including
The same day, Vice President Doan visited Khon Kaen province.-VNA