The Ho Chi Minh City Chapter of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations on Apr. 18 held a get-together to mark the 51 st anniversary of Cuba's Giron victory (Apr. 19).

Gabriel Perez Tarrau, Cuban Consul General to Ho Chi Minh City , said this year’s celebrations of the Cuban Giron victory took place at an important time for the bilateral ties between Vietnam and Cuba , marked by the recent visit to Cuba by Vietnamese Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.

The visit contributed to boosting the special friendship between the two countries, he added.

Hoang Thi Khanh, President of the Ho Chi Minh City Chapter of the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association said that the Giron victory was a victory for justice and pledged to try her best to develop friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Cuba.-VNA