The first official Habanos store in the Vietnamese capital opened in a central neighborhood of Hanoi to offer local and foreign smokers several of the most prestigious Cuban cigar brands.
Habanos Specialist, the second establishment of this type inaugurated in Vietnam, is already selling Cohiba, Montecristo, Partagás, Romeo and Julieta, H. Upmann, and other kind of tobacco, in a place located in the cultural center of Hanoi, decorated to recreate the tradition of elaboration, conservation and consumption of the best cigars in the world.
With music and typical plates from each country, Vietnamese and Cubans said goodbye to the year 2019, and made a toast to the arrival of 2020, whose first day marks the 61st anniversary of the Cuban Revolution.
In this fraternal meeting held in a convention center of the Vietnamese capital, Cuban ambassador, Lianys Torres Rivera, mentioned the Cuba and Vietnam successes in 2019, and highlighted that the new year will be special, because both countries will have several celebrations to commemorate six decades of diplomatic relations.
Cuban ambassador to Vietnam, Lianys Torrres Rivera, visited in the Tay Ninh province the former headquarters of the Provisional Government of South Vietnam, and the place where the Cuban Embassy was settled in the middle of the Vietnamese jungle.
Torres Rivera visited the small cabin that hosted the Cuban Mission, in a place near the border with Cambodia, in the heart of the enemy territory and a few kilometers from the US bases.
The Embassy of Cuba attended a ceremony where the Labor Order, third degree, was conferred to the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Hospital, an institution of the capital city that this year is half a century old.
Dang Thi Ngoc Tinh, vice president of the Indo-Chinese country, awarded the Hospital whit the Order, conferred by the Vietnamese State, in recognition of the work of aa hospital that has become a provincial reference center in the specialties of otolaryngology and dentistry.
The Cuban Embassy in Hanoi hosted on December 14 the second meeting of Cuban residents, with the presence of the nationals living in the northern half of Vietnam.
On this occasion, the Cuban ambassador in the Indo-Chinese country, Lianys Torres Rivera, reviewed the relevant political events that took place in the country in 2019, such as the approval of a new Constitution with broad popular support, the election of the President and the Vice President of the Republic, as well as the President of the National Assembly.