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Hanoi (VNA) – The Indian Embassy in Vietnam on September 20 announced various activities to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi.

The embassy will organise a grand ceremony to commemorate his birth anniversary on October 2 with the coordination of two Vietnamese ministries and the Vietnam-India Friendship Association.

A photo exhibition on the Indian leader will also be held, and stamps will be issued and a special publication about him will be published on the occasion.

Earlier in June, film screening and book-reading sessions related to the Indian leader was organised by the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre under the Indian Embassy.

The Embassy had also presented many books compiled by Gandhi to the National Library of Vietnam.

In August 2018, a Gandhi bust was inaugurated at the Indian Embassy in Hanoi during a visit by Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

With the support of the Indian Embassy, four Jaipur Foot Artificial Limb Fitment Camps have been set up in four northern provinces of Vietnam, namely Vinh Phuc, Phu Tho, Quang Ninh and Yen Bai./.