The UNESCO General Assembly will adopt a resolution on the celebration of Vietnamese poet Nguyen Dinh Chieu’s 200th birth anniversary in a meeting slated for November this year, according to Prof. Dr. Nguyen Chi Ben.
|Nguyen Dinh Chieu’s tomb and memorial complex in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre is recognized as a special national relic site. – Photo: VOV5|
A proposal for UNESCO to join Vietnam’s marking of the blind poet’s 200th birth anniversary was approved in April, said Ben, who drafted the document. Similar proposals have been made by the Republic of Korea, Japan, Thailand and India.