Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Writers’ Association will hold a meeting from October 20-25 for 50 writers at home and 33 others living in 13 other countries, according to President of the association Huu Thinh.

The meeting, the first of its kind, is themed “Writers with the mission of fostering national solidarity bloc”. It aims to highlight the social responsibility of writers in connecting the Vietnamese community at home and abroad to preserve and promote national tradition and unity.

It looks to create a mechanism of collaboration for the writers and the association and encourage them to create more works serving the people and culture development of Vietnam.

Thinh also underscored that the Vietnam Writers’ Association always considers Vietnamese authors abroad as part of the common home of “Vietnamese literature”.

The event includes various activities, including a seminar on affiliation mechanism between the Vietnam Writers’ Association and Vietnamese writers abroad.

Within the framework of the meeting, delegates will visit the Vietnam Museum of Literature and visit Hung Kings’ Temple in Phu Tho and Ha Long Bay in Quang Ninh.-VNA