Saigon after 38 years of liberation

VietNamNet Bridge – On the occasion of the liberation of Saigon, 30/4/1975, three photo exhibitions are held at the Lam Son Park, Chi Lang Park and Dong Khoi Road, HCM City, displaying 220 photos with the themes "Ho Chi Minh City - 38 years of construction and development," "HCM City’s economic development and integration," "HCM City - urban construction and development." The exhibitions will last until May 10.

Right after 30/4/1975, the army and people of HCM City embarked on the reconstruction. After 38 years, the city has always been the motive force in economics, science-technology and education of the country. 

Below are some photos at the exhibitions.

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At 11:30 am on 30/4/1975, tanks of the liberation army entered the Independence Palace, liberating the South and reunifying the country.

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Immediately after the liberation of Saigon, the Saigon Port continued to operate.

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A class at the Center for Experimental Practice and Education of Hoc Mon District in April 1982.

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Building the national grid in Can Gio district in 1990.

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The inauguration of Nha Be – Duyen Hai road on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the liberation of the South and the country’s reunification in 1985.

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Late Prime Minister Vo Van Kiet, who was HCM City Party Secretary at that time, joined volunteers and voluntary workers to reclaim the suburban area of Cu Chi District on March 28, 1976.

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Late Party General Secretary Nguyen Van Linh visited the Dielac Milk Factory on November 2, 1990.

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People visited the Nguyen Hue Flower Market.

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The project to improve the environment of Nhieu Loc - Thi Nghe canal and to build Hoang Sa – Truong Sa Road.

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HCM City looked from above.

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An Nghia Bridge, one of the first bridges built on the Nha Nha – Duyen Hai road.

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Breeding shrimp for export at a state farm in Can Gio District.

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Inauguration of the aqueduct from Dau Tieng reservoir and Dong Canal in Cu Chi district.

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Students worked at the Le Minh Xuan economic zone in December 1975.

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The voluntary youth force grew pineapples in Pham Van Hai farm in Binh Chanh District.

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Workers of Vinatexco textile factory in October 1975.

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Electric fan manufacturing at Lidico Company.

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The people in Saigon’s suburban area built dykes to prevent saline water.

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Farmers harvested rice in Hoc Mon district.

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HCM City’s people welcomed the first north - south to the Saigon railway station in 1976.

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Implants at the HCM City High-tech Agricultural Zone.

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