[Explanation] On May 14, the Foreign Affairs Office of Liuzhou City, Guangxi and the Consulate General of Vietnam in Nanning held a foreign affairs event on the theme of "Remembering the Past and Preserving the Past and Moving Forward" at the old residence of Ho Chi Minh in Liuzhou City, expressing the memory of the revolutionary ancestors and Cherish the traditional friendship between China and Vietnam.

In an interview, Huang Yurong, the consul general of the Consulate General of Vietnam in Nanning, said that the brotherly friendly relationship between Vietnam and China is worth remembering for the younger generation.

  [Explanation] Ho Chi Minh’s former residence, which has been listed as a national key cultural relics protection unit, is a two-story brick-timbered building that used to be called "Nanyang Inn".

From September 1943 to September 1944, former Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh lived here when he was carrying out revolutionary work in Liuzhou.

The old house not only displays Ho Chi Minh’s life deeds, manuscripts and objects used during his lifetime, but also a bronze bust of Ho Chi Minh as a gift from Vietnam.

  [Commentary] At the old residence of Ho Chi Minh, the Vietnamese consulate in Nanning listened carefully to Wen Qizhou, the former director of the Ho Chi Minh House Management Office, telling the story of Ho Chi Minh during his stay in Liuzhou, and the experience of assisting Vietnam shared by He Longhua, a veteran of the Anti-U.S. Aid to Vietnam.

After the two told the historical story of China-Vietnam friendly exchanges, there was endless applause at the scene.

Huang Yurong expressed his sincere gratitude to the two and sent Vietnamese souvenirs.

  [Explanation] Afterwards, the Vietnamese Consulate General in Nanning carefully watched every historical picture and every precious cultural relic displayed in the exhibition hall, asked the explainer about the deeds or details of the exhibits from time to time, and took out their mobile phone to take pictures.

When seeing the photo of Hu Zhiming and Zhou Enlai meeting at Liuzhou Hotel in July 1954, the two sitting side by side laughing and talking, Huang Yurong couldn't help feeling: "It's really the friendship of comrades and brothers."

  [Concurrent] Huang Yurong, Consul General of the Consulate General of Vietnam in Nanning

  In history, the two parties and countries of China and Vietnam have maintained the relationship of comrades and brothers for many years. There are many things in history that our younger generation will always remember and remember our very glorious history.

  [Explanation] China and Vietnam are connected by mountains and rivers. Guangxi is the only province in China connected by land and sea to Vietnam. The two sides have a long history of exchanges.

In addition to Liuzhou, Ho Chi Minh also lives and works in Nanning, Guilin, Chongzuo Longzhou, Baise Jingxi and other places. These old sites are still intact. Many have been listed as the traditional education bases of the Sino-Vietnamese revolution and have become the history of traditional Sino-Vietnamese friendship. witness.

Huang Yurong once visited in the footsteps of Ho Chi Minh.

  [Concurrent] Huang Yurong, Consul General of the Consulate General of Vietnam in Nanning

  Guangxi is the place where Chairman Hu has carried out the revolutionary work for the longest time. It is the longest and most important place in China and the whole world.

(Guangxi) To make great contributions to Vietnam's national liberation and independence, this is backed by the Chinese people.

  [Commentary] After visiting Ho Chi Minh’s old residence, Huang Yurong wrote in the memorial book: “We will never forget China’s support and help to Vietnam. Thank the Liuzhou government and people for protecting Ho Chi Minh’s old home. I wish the friendship between Vietnam and China last forever.”

  [Explanation] Liuzhou is the closest Chinese industrial city adjacent to ASEAN, and an important channel for China to move towards ASEAN.

Statistics provided by the Liuzhou City Council for the Promotion of International Trade show that in 2020, the city's foreign trade imports and exports to Vietnam will be 947 million yuan, accounting for 4.1% of the city's total foreign trade imports and exports.

Huang Yurong, Consul General of the Consulate General of Vietnam in Nanning, expressed his willingness to contribute to the promotion of economic, trade and investment relations between Guangxi and Vietnam.

  [Concurrent] Huang Yurong, Consul General of the Consulate General of Vietnam in Nanning

  We are in close contact with the governments of various regions in Guangxi, the CCPIT and enterprises, and can solve the problems and issues they need (solve) at any time. This is our duty. We must go all out to promote enterprises in Guangxi, including Liuzhou, To deepen the relationship with Vietnam, this is a job that makes us feel honored.

  [Explanation] During the period in Liuzhou, the Vietnamese Consulate General in Nanning visited Liuzhou enterprises and conducted economic and trade exchanges with leading Liuzhou enterprises such as Guangxi Liugong Machinery Co., Ltd., Dongfeng Liuzhou Automobile Co., Ltd., and SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile Co., Ltd. The economic and trade exchanges and cooperation between Liuzhou enterprises and Vietnam have achieved mutual benefit, win-win and common development.

  [Concurrent] Huang Yurong, Consul General of the Consulate General of Vietnam in Nanning

  Yesterday, I told my business consul that he wanted to connect with enterprises and let us play a better role as a bridge to promote the various ministries and localities in Vietnam to deepen and expand the economic and trade relationship with Liuzhou.

  Wang Yizhao reports from Liuzhou, Guangxi

Editor in charge: 【Luo Pan】