(HBO) – The board for information and education of the Hoa Binh provincial Party Committee has held a teleconference of presenters ahead of the 90th anniversary of the world’s recognition of the Hoa Binh Civilisation. Head of the board Nguyen Dong chaired the event.

 Delegates of the provincial Party Committee’s Office attend the meeting via videoconference.

Dr. Nguyen Viet, Director of the Centre for Southeast Asian Prehistoric Studies, provided a brief introduction of the outstanding historical and cultural values of the Hoa Binh Civilisation found after 90 years of research, the position of this civilisation in human history, characteristics of the Hoa Binh Civilisation, along with archaeologist Madelaine Colani who discovered and laid the foundation for the study of this civilisation. He also presented achievements and values of the Hoa Binh Civilisation studies in Vietnam and the world, as well as the maintenance and promotion of its values in local economic, cultural, and social development.

At the meeting, leaders of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism reported on the preparations for a workshop marking the 90th anniversary of the world’s recognition of the Hoa Binh Civilisation. The national event is scheduled to take place on November 23 while some related activities will be held on November 21 and 22. All preparations for the workshop have been made on schedule.

Giving directions for communications about the celebration of the 90th anniversary, the board for information and education of the provincial Party Committee ordered efforts be continued to boost Party committees, administrations, officials, Party members, and people’s awareness of and sense of responsibility towards the preservation and promotion of the province’s special cultural values, including values of relic sites dating back to the Hoa Binh Civilisation.

The board demanded relevant agencies step up the introduction of the civilisation to people nationwide and international friends, noting that mass media outlets should open specialised sections for writings about the Hoa Binh Civilisation and activities marking the 90 years since the world’s recognition.

In addition, district-level Party committees and presenters also need to boost communications about major anniversaries and important political events of Hoa Binh province as well as the country./.

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