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HCM City honours southern Vietnamese heroines

HCM City, June 21 (VNA) - An exhibition honouring the contributions of Vietnamese heroines in the South was held on June 20 in HCM City’s Southern Women Museum to celebrate the 70th War Invalids and Martyrs Day, which falls on July 27. 

Claudia Liliana Zambrano Naranjo, Columbia’s representative in Vietnam, together with authorities from neighbouring provinces, participated in the opening ceremony. 

The exhibition features 255 portraits of heroines of the Vietnam People’s Armed Forces in the South, whose contributions were officially recognised in March. 

Heroine Le Thi Thu Nguyet, said that the event, which was organised by the municipal Department of Culture and Information, had brought back many great memories that could encourage younger generations to strive for a better future.