CUBA’S FIRST DEPUTY MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS VISITED VĂN MIẾU – QUỐC TỬ GIÁM
On the afternoon of August 28, 2022, Mr. Gerardo Penalver Portal – Cuba’s First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and the delegation visited the Special National Landmark Văn Miếu – Quốc Tử Giám.
Mrs. Đỗ Thị Tám, Deputy Director of the Center for Cultural and Scientific Activities Văn Miếu – Quốc Tử Giám welcomed the delegation. The delegation listened to the history of Văn Miếu – Quốc Tử Giám and the examination, the studious tradition of the Vietnamese nation. Mr. Gerardo Penalver Portal was impressed with the Doctor's steles honoring the Vietnamese talents and teacher Chu Văn An.
After the visit, the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba expressed his deep gratitude for the warm welcome of the Center's officials and employees. He said that this was the first time he had come to Vietnam and he was very pleased to visit Văn Miếu –Quốc Tử Giám, which was considered as "Vietnam's first university". He said “We understand a lot about the history and traditional culture of Vietnam. I look forward to coming back here.”