On the eve of the national holiday in Vietnam, the authorities pay homage to the architect of independence, President Ho Chi Minh, and exhibit many objects and documents in the museum which has his name.
Vietnam Press highlighted the successes in eradicating hunger, reducing poverty and building a welfare society with high economic growth rates, after a devastating war unleashed by the United States, which emerged with a victorious and reunited Vietnam.
Among the various commemorative activities carried out for Independence Day in Vietnam, we must highlight a call from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, to deepen cooperation with all nations and regional and international organizations, whose representatives in Hanoi hosted a dinner.
At the juncture of the defeat of Japan, which had occupied the country after the surrender of the French colonial administration, there was the historic declaration in which Vietnam declared its Independence from the rule of France.
On this day, 68 years ago, it was proclaimed the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, after the revolution of August 1945, under the leadership of Ho Chi Minh.
The ozone layer – a fragile layer of gas – protects the Earth from harmful rays of the sun, and therefore helps to preserve life on the planet. By action of various chemicals used worldwide, this layer has been wearing out to the point of endangering human health.
In 1994, the General Assembly invited all States to devote the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer to promoting the objectives related to the Protocol and its amendments activities.
The theme of this year’s celebration, “Protecting our atmosphere for generations to come” emphasizes the extraordinary collaboration and environmental benefits that governments around the world achieved through the Montreal Protocol.
The ozone layer, a fragile layer of gas, protects the Earth from harmful solar rays and therefore helps preserve life on the planet.
In 1994 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed September 16 as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, commemorating the date on which the Protocol was signed in Montreal in 1987 on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.