President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday observed in Venezuela hinh anh 1President Ho Chi Minh (File photo: VNA)


Caracas (VNA) – The Venezuelan Government held a ceremony to mark the 130th birthday of late President Ho Chi Minh on May 19, with the participation of officials of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV).

At the event held at the bust of the late President in Caracas, PSUV Vice President Diosdado Cabello highlighted the Vietnamese leader’s contributions to the struggle for national independence, as well as the Vietnamese people’s strong sentiments for him.

Cabello also underlined the similarity in the struggles of people of the two nations against powerful forces, affirming that the indomitable spirit of the Vietnamese people serve as an example for Venezuela to protect the achievements of the Bolivarian Revolution.

Meanwhile, on his Twitter account, Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro spoke highly of the patriotism and steadfastness of the Vietnamese people nurtured by the President Ho Chi Minh, which helped the country emerge victorious from past struggles.

The Venezuelan government on May 19 congratulated the Party, State and people of Vietnam on the birth anniversary of their great leader and one of the most prominent figures of the 20th century./.