Olympic Torch Arrives in Viet Nam

Viet Nam Olympic Committee vice chairman Hoang Vinh Giang (R) welcomes the Flame at Tan Son Nhat Airport (Photo: SGGP)

The plane carrying the Beijing Olympic torch landed on Monday night at Tan Son Nhat International Airport of Ho Chi Minh City for today’s torch relay through the heart of the city.

The aircraft arrived at about 23:30. Mr. Hoang Vinh Giang, vice chairman and general secretary of the Viet Nam Olympic Committee welcomed the delegation and the torch.

Today, the Olympic torch relay will start from the Opera House in the city center. After the Ho Chi Minh City torch relay, the Flame will head to Hong Kong.

Source: SGGP, translated by Tuong Thuy

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