A flag-raising ceremony was held on April 30 at the Hien Luong Bridge in Quang Tri province to mark the 43rd anniversary of national reunification and 46th anniversary of the liberation of Quang Tri province.
The flag-raising ceremony at Hien Luong Bridge
After the signing of the Geneva Accords in 1954, Vietnam was divided into north and south at the Ben Hai River, and the Hien Luong Bridge became a symbol of the wounds of division and the country’s yearning for reunification.
For the nearly two decades that followed, Quang Tri became a fierce battlefield but the local residents retained their indomitable spirit despite the enemy’s efforts to destroy the region with a relentless barrage of tens of thousands of tonnes of bombs and chemical weapons.
The front-line province was finally liberated on May 1, 1972, three years before the liberation of the entirety of southern Vietnam on April 30, 1975.
In a solemn atmosphere, the national flag was raised against the backdrop of the national anthem, reflecting the national pride and invincible strength of the Vietnamese people.
The ceremony, a chance to honour those who contributed to the great victory in 1975 and for attendants to recall the memories of a heroic period, was followed by a boat race on the Ben Hai River and a performance of bai choi, a UNESCO-recognised cultural heritage.
(HBO) – The patriotic emulation movement has attracted a large number of Party officials, members and people in Cao Phong district of Hoa Binh province, thereby creating great momentum for the locality to fulfill its political and socio-economic development tasks.
(HBO) - This spring, the Communist Party of Vietnam turns 90. This is also the spring of actions and reforms towards ensuring a better life for the people and building a country of prosperity and integration. joining the whole country’s development efforts, the Party organisation of Hoa Binh province over the last 16 tenures has made persistent efforts to improve and reform its leadership capacity, realise the Party Central Committee’s resolutions, and successfully carry out socio-economic development tasks.
(HBO) – The Standing Board of the provincial Party Standing Committee has held a gathering to mark the 90th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) (February 3, 1930-2020).
(HBO) – In 2019, joining efforts by the whole country, Hoa Binh province worked hard to overcome many difficulties and challenges to carry out political tasks effectively. The following are the 10 outstanding events and achievements of the province last year:
(HBO) – This year, Bui Thi Bem and her family in Lai hamlet of Tay Phong commune (Cao Phong district, Hoa Binh province) no longer have to live in a dilapidated house. Her aspiration for a solid house has now come true.
(HBO) - 2020 is the year Hoa Binh must intensify efforts to implement the Resolutions of the 12th National Party Congress and the 16th provincial Party Congress. Amidst various difficulties and challenges, the Party organization, administration and people of all ethnic groups in the province have upheld the spirit of solidarity, dynamism and creativity, made tremendous efforts and gained important achievements across the fields, from socio-economy, to national defence, security and political system building.