Venue of first credentials reception ceremony named national relic hinh anh 1Chinese Ambassador Luo Guibo (L) presents his credentials to President Ho Chi Minh on September 1, 1954 (Photo:

Hanoi (VNA) – The venue of the first ceremony to receive the credentials of a foreign ambassador to Vietnam in the northern province of Thai Nguyen has been named a national relic site

The first ceremony of its kind of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, was held in Tien Hoi commune of Dai Tu district on September 1, 1954.

At this event, then President Ho Chi Minh received the credentials from then Chinese Ambassador Luo Guibo.

The recognition was announced in a recent decision of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Twenty-two other relics were also listed as of national importance in the decision. They are located in the provinces of Dien Bien, Ninh Binh, Nghe An, Tuyen Quang, Thai Nguyen, Phu Yen, Lao Cai, Ha Nam, Thai Binh, Tra Vinh, Quang Nam and Ca Mau.-VNA