Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Ho Chi Minh City on April 30 for international guests who attended a ceremony celebrating the 40th anniversary of the liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification Day.
The guests include more than 100 individuals and representatives from international organisations from 40 nations and territories across the world.
Deputy PM Phuc acknowledged their contribution to the Vietnam’s historic victory as well as in its nation building and protection.
The guests shared the views on the 1975 triumph, saying that it was not only significant to Vietnamese people but also to peace-lovers around the world.
They also praised the positive achievements Vietnam has made over the past 40 years.-VNA
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