Saturday, 30 April 2011

OVs in Cambodia celebrate 36th anniversary of Southern Liberation Day

via CAAI


(VOV) - The Overseas Vietnamese in Cambodia held a ceremony on April 29 to mark the 36th anniversary of Southern Liberation Day (April 30).

Addressing the ceremony, Tran Van Toi, President of the Overseas Vietnamese in Phnom Penh, stressed the need to promote revolutionary tradition and the glorious spirit of Southern Liberation Day. He urged overseas Vietnamese in Cambodia to strengthen solidarity, friendship and mutual affection with Cambodian people and authorities, abide by the laws of their host country, preserve Vietnam’s national identity, and integrate well in Cambodia.

On behalf of the Vietnamese community in Cambodia, Mr Toi highlighted great efforts made by the Vietnamese Party and State in providing active and effective assistance to Vietnamese communities in foreign countries, including the Vietnamese association in Cambodia, especially in making the association a strong and united body.

The event was attended by President of the Vietnamese Association in Cambodia Chau Van Thi, counselor Ha Quang Tuan and the Vietnamese embassy’s staff in Cambodia, 200 overseas Vietnamese delegates in Phnom Penh and the adviser to the Royal Government of Cambodia Liu An.

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