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Overseas Vietnamese in Belgium vote for Halong Bay

2011-10-28 (GMT + 7)

Many staff members of the Vietnamese embassy and representative offices in the European Union along with Overseas Vietnamese and Vietnamese students gathered in Brussels on October 25 to vote for Halong Bay as one of seven new natural wonders of the world.

The Vietnamese ambassador to Belgium, Pham Sanh Chau, said this was the third time in the last five months they had come together to vote for Halong Bay.

Launched on October 11, the final stage of the vote will close on November 11.

The list of seven new natural wonders with an overwhelming majority of the votes will be announced on November 11, 2011.

Halong Bay has been twice recognized as a World Natural Heritage site by UNESCO.

Source: CPV

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