Exactly 110 years ago, on June 5, 1911, the young Nguyen Tat Thanh, using the name Van Ba, boarded the vessel Latouche-Tréville in Vietnam and headed overseas to seek a way to save the country.
In 1911, from Nha Rong Wharf of Sai Gon, now Ho Chi Minh City, President Ho Chi Minh, known in those days as Nguyen Tat Thanh, boarded a French sea liner with a burning desire – seeking ways for national salvation.
June 5, 2021 marks 110 years since President Ho Chi Minh left Vietnam to find a way to save the nation. During his journey, he found Marxism-Leninism the only sound path for his country’s freedom and independence. From then, the Russian Revolution influenced President Ho Chi Minh’s revolutionary career and Vietnam’s revolution. His first destination in Russia was Petrograd, now Saint Petersburg.
A photo book on late President Ho Chi Minh’s journey to seek ways for national salvation has been launched to mark the 110th year of his departure (June 5, 1911 - 2021).
State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 19 offered incense and flowers to late President Ho Chi Minh at Ho Chi Minh Museum in Ho Chi Minh City as the country is celebrating the late leader’s 131st birthday (May 19), and 110 years since he left Nha Rong Wharf, starting his journey to search for ways to save the nation.
President Ho Chi Minh was a great leader, a national hero who devoted all his life to national independence and freedom and happiness of the people while tirelessly striving for peace and progress in the world.
A document and photo exhibition on late President Ho Chi Minh was opened at the ATK Dinh Hoa revolutionary base relic site in northern Thai Nguyen province on May 13.
On February 1, at the closing session of the 13th National Party Congress, the congress’s Presidium announced the results of the election of the Politburo, the Party General Secretary, the Secretariat, the Inspection Commission, and the head of the Inspection Commission of the 13th Party Central Committee.
The country’s achievements have once again testified to the fact that the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) is the only organisation and force leading the revolution and the entire people to obtain glorious successes over the past 90 years.
The First Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam took place from March 27-31, 1935, marking the restoration of party organisations from the central to local levels, from home to abroad and at the same time unifying revolutionary movements.
Success of the August Revolution in 1945 was the first Victory of Vietnam since the country was led by the Communist Party of Vietnam.
A ceremony was held at the National Convention Centre in Hanoi on May 18 to mark the 130th birthday of late President Ho Chi Minh (May 19, 1890-2020).
On June 5, 1911, from Saigon port, Nguyen Tat Thanh set foot on a journey abroad in the ship Admiral Latouche Treville to France, beginning his journey for national salvation.
Throughout his revolutionary life dedicated to national liberation and human liberation, President Ho Chi Minh confirmed the message of international friendship and solidarity.
The following is the full text of the speech delivered by Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong at the ceremony held in Hanoi on February 3 to celebrate the 90th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3,1930 - February 3, 2020).