A classroom displaying photos, books and newspapers, video and keepsake related to President Ho Chi Minh was opened at the Academy of Labour and Social Relations (ALSR) in Moscow, Russia on November 26.

Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Ambassador Pham Xuan Son thanked the institute’s management board for setting up the classroom, which will serve as a place for Vietnamese as well as Russian and other foreign students to learn more about the late President.

The diplomat also described the event as an important contribution to strengthening and further deepening the friendship, strategic partnership as well as mutual understanding and trust between the two countries.

On the occasion, he also reviewed the president’s life and career and briefed participants on the important milestones in the traditional friendship between Vietnam and Russia.

Participants expressed their admiration and respect for the late President and the Vietnamese people.

Since 1973, more than 800 Vietnamese students and postgraduates have studied at and graduated from the ALSR, many of them have become leading officials.-VNA