PANO – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on October 31 handed over a portrait of late President Ho Chi Minh, painted by Algerian-French artist Boutadjine Mustapha, to the Ho Chi Minh Museum.

The portrait presented to the Ho Chi Minh Museum

The 1.0x0.8m painting was completed in about one and a half month and was presented to the Vietnamese Embassy in France.

The painter stuck pieces of colored magazine paper to form the portrait of President HCM with a broad forehead, bright eyes, and in a faded khaki shirt.

The work has been sent to various exhibitions worldwide.

Translated by Hong Thanh