The seminar was jointly organized by the National Assembly Council for Ethnic Affairs, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, and the Institute of Economics and Culture. It saw the attendance of more than 100 delegates who are leaders, experts, scientists and businessmen, among others.

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At the event

Accordingly, the seminar aimed to provide information concerning theoretical and practical bases for the National Assembly Council for Ethnic Affairs to efficiently perform its functions, and propose the National Assembly and Government to implement appropriate policies and mechanisms to boost tourism developments in the Viet Bac Base.

During the seminar, delegates voiced their opinions on linking tourism development with the preservation and promotion of cultural and historical values of the Viet Bac War Zone, contributing to accelerating the sustainable socio-economic development of the six provinces in the Viet Bac War Zone in particular and mountainous provinces in general.

Addressing the event, General Director of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism Nguyen Trung Khanh affirmed that Viet Bac could promote signature tourism products with different types of tourism, including visiting revolutionary relics, educating Vietnamese generations of revolutionary traditions and the tradition “When drinking water, remember its source,” visiting old battlefields, Pac Bo historical complex, the relic of President Ho Chi Minh wand the Border Campaign in 1950, the relic of Dong Khe Victory, the special national relic site of Tran Hung Dao forest, among others.

Meanwhile, local authorities could develop ecotourism and community-based tourism to diversify tourism products based on the advantages of each locality, he added.

Translated by Quynh Oanh