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Vesak 2019: Myanmar President visits Ha Long Bay

President of Myanmar Win Myint, his spouse, and a Myanmar delegation toured the World Heritage Site of Ha Long Bay in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh on May 13 as part of their visit to Vietnam to attend the UN Day of Vesak.

Welcoming the delegation at Tuan Chau International port, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Thang briefed the guests on local socio-economic achievements and the outstanding geological value of Ha Long Bay.

He wished the delegation a successful trip in Vietnam.

Myanmar President Win Myint, for his part, thanked the warm welcome of Quang Ninh province, and expressed his hope that it will reap further achievements in the time ahead.

The 16th UN Day of Vesak 2019 is currently taking place at the Tam Chuc Buddhism Culture Centre in Kim Bang district of northern Ha Nam province, lasting from May 12-14.