Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (fourth, right) and other participants in the conference (Photo: VNA)

First national conference on heritage protection, promotion opens

The first national conference on the preservation and promotion of cultural heritage in Vietnam was held in Hanoi on July 27, with the participation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, head of the UNESCO Vietnam branch Michael Croft, as well as authorities from World Heritage Site localities, cultural researchers, and experts.