130 years of birth Ho Chi Minh Ho Chi Minh Chuong Lao Lao picture 1The Consulate General of Vietnam in Central Laos offers incense to the Souvenir Area Ho Chi Minh president. (Photo: Pham Kien / TTXVN)

Late in the afternoon of 19/5 in Vientiane, the Vietnamese Embassy in Laos held a meeting to celebrate the 130th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19, 1890-19 May, 2020).

Speaking at the ceremony, Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung affirmed that President Ho Chi Minh’s people were a harmonious, rich, durable combination of many noble qualities like a passionate patriot. , injured all the people; a tireless combatant to liberate the nation, to liberate society, to liberate people; a brilliant but compassionate communist leader.

All the noble qualities, the devoted sacrifices for the people and the country, the great contributions to the liberation of oppressed peoples all over the world have crystallized into a tremendous legacy. Great for the people of Vietnam, that is the Ho Chi Minh thought, the Ho Chi Minh era and the example, morality and style of Ho Chi Minh.

Reviewing the long-standing traditional relationship between Vietnam and Laos, especially since the Indochinese Communist Party, Ambassador Nguyen Ba Hung affirmed, during the liberation struggle of the two Vietnamese revolution South and Laos, President Ho Chi Minh always considered the Vietnam-Laos relationship to be both an international duty and a vital benefit of each country.

Ambassador Nguyen Ba Hung emphasized on the utterly pure, righteous view in President Ho Chi Minh’s thought, actions and leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam in special relations with Laos. basing on the spirit of “helping you is helping yourself” and must respect the self-determination of the nation as well as the independence and autonomy of each country’s revolution.

Through the actions and leadership of President Ho Chi Minh, the unity has contributed greatly, creating the political trust, strategic trust and love of generations of leaders and officials. of the Lao Revolutionary People’s Party and Lao people for Vietnam today.

For overseas Vietnamese in Laos, the Ambassador said that in the years 1928-1929, Uncle Ho used to have a period of operation in Laos whenever he moved from Thailand to Laos to do revolutionary activities. Later, when the two countries gained national independence, Uncle always paid attention to the situation of overseas Vietnamese in Laos, from sending letters to celebrate overseas Vietnamese or requesting the Lao Government to pay attention to and protect the main interests. It is important to create conditions for overseas Vietnamese in Laos to do business and live peacefully with the indigenous peoples, and to build a good relationship between the two countries.

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On behalf of the Lao delegates attending the ceremony, Mr. Buangean Saphouvong – Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism of Laos, Central Acting President Laos-Vietnam Friendship Association Nam, affirming that the great President Ho Chi Minh and President Kaysone Phomvihane and President Suphanouvong are the ones who laid the foundation to build and nurture the special friendship and solidarity between Vietnam and Laos. This is a rare relationship in international relations, it has become an invaluable asset of the two peoples, a rule of existence and development of the two countries, one of the decisive factors for victory. revolution in every country.

Deputy Minister Buangean Saphouvong affirmed that the Lao people are very proud to realize that the special relationship not only does not fade over time but is increasingly strengthened in width and depth, bringing practical benefits to the people. people of Laos and Vietnam.

On this occasion, Deputy Minister Buangean expressed his sincere thanks, deep gratitude to President Ho Chi Minh, to the Party, State and people of Vietnam for their continuous support and assistance. great, precious, effective and timely, meaningful and loving for the Lao people both in the past struggle for national independence as well as in the period of national defense, construction and development today. .

After the meeting, Ambassador Nguyen Ba Hung and attendees together respectfully worshiped the people on the altar of Uncle Ho located in the premises of the Embassy of Vietnam in Laos, pledging to make a commitment to study in his example. , do our best to nurture the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos forever green, everlasting and sustainable.

Pham Kien-Ngoc Quang (VNA / Vietnam +)