World Cup-related services and products such as large TV, football shirts, wolf Zabivaka - an official mascot of the 2018 FIFA World Cup are booming in plenty of electronic and clothes shops in Ho Chi Minh City, and sales of them are soaring.
Last night, the 2018 World Cup was kicked off in Russia. In HCMC, many international tourists enjoyed the opening ceremony of the 2018 World Cup and the opening match between the host country –Russia and Saudi Arabia in the Bui Vien Walking Street (called backpackers area) in District 1 through large-sized flat-screen TVs.
Politburo member, Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan and the municipal high-ranking delegation offered flowers to the statue of President Ho Chi Minh at the St. Petersburg State University, celebrating the 128th birth anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19) during the city's delegation visit to Russia.
A ceremony celebrating the 128th birth anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19) and 95 years since the Vietnam great leader first arrived in Russia was held at the Smolny Palace in Saint Petersburg on May 17.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Ngo Duc Manh had a meeting with of Vice Rector of the Lomonosov Moscow State University (MGU), the top ranked university in Russia, Sergey Sakhrai in Moscow on March 2, discussing new cooperation directions.