The organisation of major anniversary celebrations in 2015 must be safe, solemn and as economically as possible, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam emphasised during a meeting on March 13.

At the meeting of the national committee for organising celebrations of major anniversaries this year, Deputy Minister of Culture-Sports and Tourism Huynh Vinh Ai reported on activities to be held to mark the 40 th Southern Liberation and National Reunification Day ( April 30), 70 years of August Revolution (August 9) and National Day (September 2), the 125th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh, among others.

Committee members focused on a plan for the upcoming grand ceremony for the 40 th Southern Liberation and National Reunification Day ( April 30) which will take place in Ho Chi Minh City.-VNA