On the morning of April 10, 2017, the Ho Chi Minh City Museum held a ceremony to launch the Vietnam – India Friendship Branch at the Ho Chi Minh City Museum. The ceremony was held solemnly with the attendance of Mr. Huynh Minh Thien – Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations; Mr. Huynh Thanh Lap – Chairman of the Vietnam – India Friendship Association in Ho Chi Minh City and many members of the Ho Chi Minh City Museums Association.
According to Mr. Huynh Thanh Lap: 2017 carries a very important meaning, marking the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and India (January 7, 1972 – January 7, 2017) and the 10th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and India. establish a comprehensive strategic partnership (July 6, 2007 – July 6, 2017). The opening of the Branch at the Museum of Ho Chi Minh City will make an important contribution to the city’s foreign affairs. The Ho Chi Minh City Museums Branch and Vietnam – India Friendship Associations at universities, research institutes, businesses, etc. will create an influence, a far-reaching effect on the awareness of the masses. People’s Island, City students about the pure and long-standing friendship between the two peoples of Vietnam – India. Continue to maintain and promote the Vietnam-India friendship that has been cultivated by Uncle Ho and Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.