Co-chaired by Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports of Thailand Weerasak Kowsurat and Vietnamese Ambassador to Thailand Nguyen Hai Bang, the inauguration ceremony was attended by more than 300 overseas Vietnam in Thailand and Thai people.
The museum was built to commemorate President Ho Chi Minh’s revolutionary activities from July, 1928 to end of 1929 in Phichit province. The museum, located 330 kilometres north of the capital Bangkok, displays numerous objects, memories and images of the Vietnamese leader.
The Ho Chi Minh Museum in Thailand
Addressing the ceremony, Vietnamese Ambassador Bang expressed his hope that the Ho Chi Minh Museum in Phichit province would be an attractive site of the province and Thailand in general.
The museum will contribute to the further strengthening of the friendship between Thailand and Vietnam, according to Minister of Tourism and Sports of Thailand Weerasak Kowsurat.
The Ho Chi Minh Museum, along with the Ho Chi Minh City Relic Site, are located on the campus of the Thailand-Vietnamese Friendship Centre in Phichit province and were constructed in December 2013, with an investment of more than 30 million baht (about VND22 billion), fully paid for by the Thai government.