Ancient book seeks UNESCO recognition

Ha Tinh province has sent dossiers to UNESCO’s Memory of the World programme proposing for the recognition of an ancient book as one of documentary heritage in the world.

"Hoang Hoa su trinh do" is an ancient book describing one of the diplomatic activities between Vietnam and China in the 18th century.

It features the sending of Vietnamese envoys to China, showing exchanges between countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

 

With writings, drawings and maps, the book recorded the diplomatic relationship between Vietnam and China in the 18th century through journeys of Vietnamese envoys.

"Hoang Hoa su trinh do” has earlier been listed as one of documentary heritage in Asia and the Pacific./.

Source: VNA

 
 

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