The 77th death anniversary of Dr. Alexandre Yersin commemorated in Khanh Hoa

Monday, 02/03/2020, 10:16 [GMT+7]

The 77th death anniversary of Dr. Alexandre Yersin commemorated in Khanh Hoa

The Association of Admirers of Dr. Alexandre Yersin in Khanh Hoa Province commemorated the 77th death anniversary of Dr. Alexandre Yersin (March 1, 1943 – March 1, 2020) with a ceremony held on March 1. Present at the ceremony were Nguyen Tan Tuan, Deputy Secretary of Khanh Hoa Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Khanh Hoa Provincial People’s Committee; Le Huu Hoang, Vice Chairman of Khanh Hoa Provincial People’s Committee; and numerous people who admire the doctor.
 
 
Khanh Hoa Province’s leaders and other attendees offering incense and flowers at Dr. Alexandre Yersin’s tomb
Khanh Hoa Province’s leaders and other attendees offering incense and flowers at Dr. Alexandre Yersin’s tomb
 
Within the ceremony, Khanh Hoa Province’s leaders and other attendees offered incense and flowers at the statue of the doctor at Yersin Park (Nha Trang City) and at his tomb in Suoi Dau (Cam Lam District).
 
 
People commemorating Dr. Alexandre Yersin’s death anniversary at Yersin Park
People commemorating Dr. Alexandre Yersin’s death anniversary at Yersin Park

 

Leaders of Khanh Hoa Province and other attendees posing for photo at Dr. Alexandre Yersin’s tomb site
Leaders of Khanh Hoa Province and other attendees posing for photo at Dr. Alexandre Yersin’s tomb site
 
The memorial sites Dr. Alexandre Yersin in Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, which are Alexandre Yersin Library (located on the campus of Nha Trang Pasteur Institute), Linh Son Pagoda, and Dr. Alexandre Yersin’s tomb site, were recognized as national heritages. Many streets, schools, and healthcare facilities were named after the doctor. 
 
 
N.T
Translated by H.N