On June 25, 1976, the Independence Palace was recognized as a National Cultural and Historical Relic (77A/VHQD Decision). It was then designated a National Special Relic on August 12, 2009 by Vietnam’s Prime Minister (1272/QD-TTg Decision). The Independence Palace is among Vietnam’s first ten special national relics.
Reunification Hall is the management agency for the Independence Palace. Pursuant to Decision 709/QĐ-VPCP dated June 14, 2013 by the Minister, Chairman of the Government Office, Reunification Hall is a state-run business unit tasked with Palace management and preservation; as well as serving delegations attending government, Party, and State meetings, conferences, and other functions.
The Reunification Hall is comprised of 8 units:
- Research and Explanation Deparment
- Planning and Finance Department
- Security Department
- Administrative and Personel Department
- Management Asset Department
- 108 Nguyen Du Guest House, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
- 17 Thuy Van – Vung Tau Guest House, Vung Tau City, Ba Ria – Vung Tau province
For many years, the administration and staff of Reunification Hall have stood together with a united sense of purpose in fully conducting our mission, the conservation and promotion of the Independence Palace as an important historical site. Because of our ceaseless efforts, in 2010, the Reunification Hall received the great honor of the Government’s Flag of Emulation was also bestowed by the President of the SRV Vietnam’s Labor Medal First Class.