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.
Various activities have been held by overseas Vietnamese over the past few days to celebrate the 131st birth anniversary of late President Ho Chi Minh (May 19, 1890 - 2021).
An exhibition being held at Hoa Lo Prison Relic, is displaying special documents and artifacts, sparking admiration of the resilience and will of Vietnam’s revolutionary soldiers, who overcame the hardships of life in a colonial prison and turned it into a surreptitious place of learning.
Thanh Nien (Youth) newspaper, founded by Nguyen Ai Quoc – Ho Chi Minh, was first published on June 21, 1925, marking the birth of Vietnam’s Revolutionary Press.
Throughout his revolutionary life dedicated to national liberation and human liberation, President Ho Chi Minh confirmed the message of international friendship and solidarity.