Vietnam’s Nguyen Van Huu was presented the first Asian record certificate for the biggest gemstone-made dragon, in Ho Chi Minh City on October 30 by Biswaroop Roy Chowdhury, general director of Asia Book of Records.
The presentation ceremony took place at the 21st meeting of Vietnam record holders organized by the Vietnam Record Book Center, Viet kings, in Ho Chi Minh City.
On the occasion, Viet kings presented their plans of a tourism fair project in Ba Ria Vung Tau Province, the release of a book of Vietnamese records in English-French and Chinese languages, travel itinerary for top 10 spiritual destinations and top 10 beaches in the country, and the longevity celebrations of five centenarians.
Viet kings also recognized 53 national records at the event. Amongst them, five are related to the legendary Truong Son-Ho Chi Minh Trail, the longest and highest road used as a strategic route during wartime in the country.