On June 6, Uncle Ho's statue solemnly inaugurated in Lenin's hometown – Ulianovsk.
For many years, in Lenin's hometown of Ulianovsk, Russia, there was a statue of President Ho Chi Minh at a small square named Ho Chi Minh.
On the occasion of the 127th birthday of Uncle Ho, a bronze statue five meters high has been completed and is placed in a solemn position on the square, which has been expanded and built beautifully. This is the enthusiasm and sentiment of overseas Vietnamese in general, and of Nghe An province in particular, for President Ho Chi Minh and Ulyanovsk province on the friendship land.
Speaking at the ceremony, the governor of Ulyanovsk province, Sergei Morozov, said that the cooperation between Russia and Vietnam continued to be consolidated and strengthened in all fields. The leaders of the two countries, as well as the two provinces, have the same modern view on the development of bilateral relations, in which people's diplomacy plays an important role.
The governor of Ulyanovsk Province also stressed The Ho Chi Minh statuary in Lenin’s hometown would contribute to boosting the friendship and cooperative relations between Vietnam and Russia.
The governor of Ulyanovsk Province, Sergei Morozov
As representative of Nghe An province, Nguyen Van Son said uncle Ho's monument in the hometown of Lenin will be a meaningful cultural work, a "red address" for every Vietnamese living, studying and working in Russia. Also, this is the pride of every oversea Vietnamese and is a place where international friends can learn more about the beloved leader of the Vietnamese people.
Mr. Nguyen Van Son
Ms. Emina, a resident of Ulianovsk province delightedly expressed her thought
"The ceremony was solemn and wonderful. I have lived in this street for a long time and am very happy because here comes the monument of a remarkable man of the Vietnamese nation. "
With the works and sentiment for the people of Vietnam, for President Ho Chi Minh from the local people and overseas Vietnamese, the monument will make Vietnam-Russia relations more beautiful./.