A wreath-laying ceremony was held in Hanoi on May 19 in commemoration of the 116 th anniversary of the death of Cuban national hero Jose Marti.

The event was held at the hero’s statue in Hoan Kiem district by the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations and Vietnam – Cuba Friendship Association (VCFA).

Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Fredesman Turro Gonzalez, the embassy’s officials and Cuban experts who are working in Vietnam, along with members from VCFA and the Hanoi chapter of VCFA, attended the ceremony.

After the ceremony, the delegation also visited Ho Chi Minh mausoleum and laid a wreath in tribute on the occasion of the 121st anniversary of Ho Chi Minh’s birth./.