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Vietnam Trade Union celebrates President Ho Chi Minh’s birth anniversary

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) held a workshop in Hanoi on May 17 to celebrate the 130th birth anniversary of late President Ho Chi Minh (May 19).

Chairman of the VGCL Nguyen Dinh Khang said the late President is a great leader of the working class and the Vietnamese nation.

The President left a precious spiritual legacy for the country, especially his ideology, Khang added.

President Ho Chi Minh was born on May 19, 1890 in Kim Lien commune, Nam Dan district, the north-central province of Nghe An. He devoted his whole life to the national liberation cause, while tirelessly striving for peace and progress in the world.

He also led the struggle for national independence to success and established the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, in 1945. The President passed away in 1969./.