A tank of the liberation force moves to the Independence Palace, the office of the puppet regime's President, in Saigon on April 30, 1975. (Photo: VNA)

Mexico City (VNA) – A photo and book exhibition is underway in Zacateas city, Mexico to celebrate the Liberation of the South of Vietnam and National Reunification Day (April 30).

The event, which was held by the Vietnamese people community in the country in collaboration with the Vietnam-Mexico acupuncture project and the Autonomous University of Zacatecas (UAZ), drew the participation of hundreds of students and Vietnamese people in the locality.

It features 50 photos on Vietnamese landscapes and people as well as books on Vietnamese revolution and President Ho Chi Minh together with the Vietnam News Agency’s Vietnam Pictorial magazine.

UAZ Rector Antonio Guzman Fernandez stressed that the exhibition will help his students and locals in Zacatecas gain better understanding of the culture and history of Vietnamese people.

He expressed his admiration for the heroic nation during its struggle for dependence and reunification as well as achievements in national construction and development nowadays.

On behalf of the Vietnamese people community and members of the cooperative acupuncture project between the Vietnam’s Central Acupuncture Hospital and the UAZ, PhD Ho Quang Minh underlined the significance of Vietnam’s victory on April 30, 1975.

He said that it is also the victory of international friendship, progressive forces and friendship movements all over the world.

Mexico has given support to Vietnamese people during their struggle, he added.

The exhibition will run until May 6.-VNA