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President Ho Chi Minh memorial site inaugurated in Laos

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A commemorative site for President Ho Chi Minh was inaugurated in Kaysone Phomvihane district, Laos’ central province of Savannakhet, on June 11.

The inaugural ceremony was jointly held by the Kaysone Phomvihane Museum and the district authorities.

Covering 1,000 square metres, the 2.4 billion kip (297,720 USD) site aims to commemorate President Ho Chi Minh’s revolutionary activities in Laos between 1928 and 1929.

Addressing the event, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Governor of Savannakhet Souphan Keomisay reviewed the great revolutionary career of the late President, who laid a solid foundation for the special ties between Vietnam and Laos.

He also affirmed the new site will help deepen Lao people’s understanding on the life of Ho Chi Minh and his contributions to the revolutionary cause of the two countries.-VNA
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