Statue of President Hồ Chí Minh to be built in Mexico
18:33 | 21/01/2010
VGP – Deputy PM Nguyễn Thiện Nhân okayed the proposal of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on building the statue of President Hồ Chí Minh in Acapulco City, Mexico.

President Hồ Chí Minh’s portrait in Moscow, Russia
The project is scheduled to be inaugurated on the 120th birthday of the President (May 19, 1890).

The statue will be placed on Miguel Aleman Avenue, near the statue of Indian national hero Mahatma Gandhi.

UNESCO recognized President Hồ Chí Minh a hero of national liberation and a cultural celebrity. The governments of many countries, where the President arrived and stayed, including Mexico, want to build statues of President Hồ Chí Minh in their big cities.

For 30 years engaging in revolutionary activities in other countries, President Hồ Chí Minh came to 42 countries throughout the world.

Since 1990, 60 commemorative projects have been built in the world in honor of President Hồ Chí Minh.

By Hạnh Phương
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