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President Ho Chi Minh’s legacy - guidelines for diplomacy

Updated: 13/10/2020 00:00
Deputy Foreign Minister Dang Minh Khoi stressed that President Ho Chi Minh has left Vietnam’s diplomacy with numerous valuable lessons. Uncle Ho at the third Diplomatic Conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ headquarters (December 16, 1963 – January 16, 1964) (File photo)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a seminar on the diplomatic ideology of President Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi on May 19 to mark the leader’s 130th birthday (May 19).

Representatives from the Party Central Committee's Commission for Information and Education, and Commission for External Relations, and the Party Committee of Central Agencies Bloc attended the event along with the ministry’s staff.

Speakers at the event were Nguyen Dy Nien, former member of the Party Central Committee and former Foreign Minister; Tran Trong Toan, former head of the State Committee on Overseas Vietnamese Affairs and former ambassador to the Republic of Korea.

Addressing the event, Deputy Foreign Minister Dang Minh Khoi highlighted that President Ho Chi Minh, the founder of Vietnam’s modern diplomacy, has left Vietnam’s diplomacy with many valuable lessons on independence, benevolence and righteousness, and loyalty, which, he said, have contributed significantly to Vietnam’s international integration and position in the world.

President Ho Chi Minh’s legacy will continue to be guidelines for external activities and policies of the Party and State, Khoi said.

During the event, speakers recalled the life and career of President Ho Chi Minh as well as his thought for the diplomatic sector.

The seminar aimed to help the ministry’s staff to better understand the President’s great contributions to the country’s revolution in general and the diplomatic sector in particular, thus contributing to the implementation of the studying and following of President Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality, and lifestyle, particularly in 2020 when the diplomatic sector marks its 75th anniversary (August 28).

Source: Vietnam News Agency