Source: Socialist Republic of Vietnam
In her opening remarks, Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi highlighted the strategic significance of the meeting between the two Presidents, saying it has created a foundation for the fruitful relationship between Vietnam and Indonesia over the past 60 years.
Vietnam’s Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung said the meeting was beyond the normal diplomatic framework and has become a milestone in the history of both nations.
Also on this occasion, a photo exhibition and screening of films featuring President Ho Chi Minh’s visit to Indonesia and President Soekarno’s visit to Vietnam was held.
The exhibition will then come to Bali, Yogyaktarta and Bandung where the Vietnamese President called at during his visit 60 years ago.
The embassy also organised a workshop with the participation of Vietnamese and Indonesian officials and scholars.
Awards were also presented to winners on a quiz on the visits by the two late Presidents.