The island district of Co To in Quang Ninh province held a flag-raising ceremony on April 30 to celebrate the 48th anniversary of the Liberation of the South and National Reunification Day.

The flag-raising ceremony on Co To Island on the morning of April 30.
The flag-raising ceremony on Co To Island on the morning of April 30.

A large number of tourists and local people gathered at the relic site dedicated to President Ho Chi Minh on Co To Island, to attend the flag-raising ceremony.

The national flag was hoisted at 6:30 am, proudly flying in the sky of the northeast sea.

Sacred flag-raising ceremony on Co To Island on National Day ảnh 1

The flag-raising ceremony takes place in a dignified atmosphere with the participation of many local people and tourists.

Nguyen Tien Thu from Hanoi said, that he attended the flag-raising ceremony at Ba Dinh Square in Hanoi and today he was very proud and happy to attend the sacred flag-raising ceremony on Co To Island, the only place where President Ho Chi Minh allowed the installation of his statue while he was alive. 

Sacred flag-raising ceremony on Co To Island on National Day ảnh 2

Many tourists record the sacred moment of the flag-raising ceremony on Co To Island.

Thu expressed his wish that local people on Co To Island will continue to promote the spirit of solidarity, to build a more prosperous island district.

Source: NDO

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