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Director of New 7 wonders visits Vietnam

2011-09-29 (GMT + 7)

A New7wonders delegation, led by Director Jean Paul De la Fuente, arrived in Vietnam on September 26 to inspect Halong Bay, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Mr Fuente held a working session with leaders of Quang Ninh province as well as the committee in charge of mobilizing votes for Halong Bay and the Bay’s management board.

On September 28, the delegation is scheduled to meet with Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism regarding the voting for Halong Bay.

Later during their visit to Hanoi, the delegation will visit the Temple of Literature, and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum as well as holding exchanges with students from the University of Culture and the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, and meeting with the press.

The visit takes place with only 45 days left before the new Seven Wonders of the World are announced on November 11. Halong Bay is still on top of the list.

Source: VOVnews

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