The late President Ho Chi Minh’s contributions to Vietnam’s struggle for national liberation and national construction were once again highlighted at a ceremony to mark his 125th birth anniversary (May 19) held by the Vietnamese Embassy in Algeria on May 14.

At the ceremony, Ambassador Vu The Hiep highlighted the late President’s thoughts on independence and freedom, saying they continue to inform nation-building, industrialisation and modernisation in Vietnam.

He also called on the Vietnamese community in Algeria to study and follow President Ho Chi Minh’s moral example and promote the country’s tradition to help build a peaceful, stable and prosperous Vietnam.

A documentary on the late President was screened on the occasion.

Earlier, the diplomat and the Vietnamese community in Algeria paid respect to the leader at the Ho Chi Minh Boulevard in Algiers.-VNA