During the ceremony, PSUV First Vice President Diosdado Cabello highlighted the Vietnamese preeminent leader’s contributions to the struggle for national independence, as well as the Vietnamese people’s strong sentiments for him.
He also stressed the similarity in the struggles of the Vietnamese people earlier and the Venezuelan people’s current one against powerful forces, affirming that the indomitable spirit of the Vietnamese people serves as an example for Venezuela to protect the achievements of the Bolivarian Revolution.
Meanwhile, on his Twitter account, Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro spoke highly of the patriotism and steadfastness of the Vietnamese people nurtured by the President Ho Chi Minh, which helped the country emerge victorious from past struggles.
According to Vietnam News Agency, on the same day, the Venezuelan Government congratulated the Party, State and people of Vietnam on the birth anniversary of their great leader and one of the most prominent figures of the 20th century.
Part of the congratulation stated that this is an opportunity to remember the wise teachings of Uncle Ho, who always insisted on seeking development on the path of socialism, the path that brought the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to reach a worthy position in the world at present./.