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8/29/2018 10:57:39 AM

Dominican revolutionist's statue unveiled in Hoa Binh Park

The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee's Commission for External Relations on August 28 coordinated with Hanoi’s Party Committee and People's Committee to inaugurate the statue of Professor Juan Bosch at Hoa Binh (Peace) Park, Hanoi.

At the event (Photo:hanoimoi.com.vn)

The ceremony was attended by Miguel Mejia, the Dominican Republic’s United Left Movement (MIU) General Secretary and Minister for Regional Integration Policies; Tran Thanh Man, Secretary of the Party Central Committee, and President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee; Ngo Thi Thanh Hang, Member of the Party Central Committee, and Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee; Nguyen The Hung, Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee.

Addressing the ceremony, VFF President, Tran Thanh Man, said that the inauguration of the statue in Hanoi will contribute to promoting friendship between the two nations’ people and improve Vietnamese people's understanding about the life and career of Juan Bosch as well as the Dominican Republic.

MIU General Secretary and Minister for Regional Integration Policies, Miguel Mejia, for his part, affirmed the honour of the Dominican Republic to have a bust of Juan Bosch in Hanoi and it is a critically important event in their bilateral relations.

President Ho Chi Minh and Juan Bosch were great leaders who guided their people through challenges and difficulties to bring their countries success with the goals of peace, democracy and civilisation, he added.

Professor Juan Bosch (1909-2001) was the leader of the national liberation movement in Latin America and the first President of the Dominican Republic. He was the one who brought to the Dominican people insights of the war in Vietnam and President Ho Chi Minh, which led to the formation of the revolutionary movements in Dominica to support the Vietnamese people./.

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