Ambassador of French Republic visits the National Library of Viet Nam

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On the morning of March 24, 2021, Mr. Nicolas Warnery, Ambassador of the French Republic to Viet Nam visited the National Library of Viet Nam (NLV), Ms. Kieu Thuy Nga, NLV Director received the delegation.

At the meeting, the Director extended the Ambassador a warm welcome and took the time to introduce an overview of the history of the NLV’s establishment and development over the past century, gave a brief overview about the diverse collections of the library and outlined the architectural features of the building as well as the reading rooms and storage system of the Library.

Ambassador Nicolas Warnery sincerely thanked Ms. Kieu Thuy Nga for taking time to welcome and introduce the Library. He was impressed by the development results that the NLV has achieved during the last years and said that the two peoples of France and Viet Nam also have many similarities such as the love for books and literary works as well as the respect for authors and scholars.

At the end of the meeting, Ambassador Nicolas Warnery and his associates paid a tour visit to the campus, user spaces and book storage of the NLV.

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Overview of the meeting

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Ms. Kieu Thuy Nga, Director of the National Library of Viet Nam speaks at the meeting

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Ambassador Nicolas Warnery listens to the introduction of the National Library of Viet Nam

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The delegation visit the Library’s reading rooms

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The Ambassador take a souvenir photo with the National Library of Viet Nam

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News: Huong Giang; Photos: Viet Duc