Pres­i­dent at pagoda open­ing

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Pres­i­dent Tröông Taán Sang at­tended Phaät Tích Truùc Laâm Baûn Gioác Pagoda's in­au­gu­ra­tion in the north­ern bor­der prov­ince of Cao Baèng's Ñaàm Thuûy Com­mune.

Sang also at­tended a num­ber of cer­e­monies dur­ing his visit to the prov­ince for the Vieät Nam Peo­ple's Army's 70th an­niver­sary and the 25th All Peo­ple's De­fence Day. Pres­i­dent Hoà Chí Minh founded the Vieät Nam Peo­ple's Army in Cao Baèng on De­cem­ber 22 70 years ago.

Con­struc­tion on the tra­di­tional Viet­namese pagoda over­look­ing Baûn Gioác Wa­ter­fall started in June 2013. In­di­vid­u­als and or­gan­i­sa­tions do­nated the VNÑ18 bil­lion (US$857,000) re­quired to build it.

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