Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg visits Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – The information that Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Vietnam has heated up information technology (IT) forums. Meanwhile, Facebook Vietnam’s representative has refused to provide detailed information about his schedule in Vietnam.

A reader called VnExpress’ editorial board saying that he recognized the co-founder of Facebook and his girlfriend when he met them on December 23. Mark was in usual clothing with jeans, T-shirts and sportswear. After visiting the Hoa Lo Prison in the central city of Hanoi, he dropped into a Vertu mobile shop and Levis’ fashion shop before returning back to the hotel.

The Facebook’s owner was very friendly, but his bodyguards tried to prevent any attempts of people to take pictures of him.

VnExpress quoted its own sources as saying that Mark Zuckerberg chartered a flight from Bangkok in Thailand to the Noi Bai airport in Vietnam on December 22. He has been granted visas to enter Vietnam from October 12 and the visa will be valid for two weeks.

Meanwhile, Huynh Kim Tuoc, the representative of Facebook Vietnam, though having affirmed that the boss of Facebook is in Hanoi, has declined to make comments about the information, saying that he has not been assigned to provide the information on the issue.

The fact that a young billionaire of the famous technology group chose Vietnam as the destination for the Christmas holiday serves to be a good opportunity to popularize Vietnam’s tourism. In Vietnam, Facebook has become the tendency of young people, therefore, the news that Facebook’s boss visits Vietnam has made them very excited.

To date, Facebook has 4 million members in Vietnam.

Buu Dien has quoted its sources as saying that during the stay Vietnam, Mark would have a meeting with Nguyen Trong Khoa, the founder of thatlac.com.vn which aims to help the people who lost each other in the past, to reunite. With the idea, he was invited to visit the headquarters of Facebook in February 2011.

Khoa has become the “tycoon of domain names” in Vietnam when he is owning 700 international domain names relating to the tourism industry, such as vietnamtravelgate.com, baoloccoffee.com, gialaicoffee.com, baoloctea.com, bacthaitea.com, phuyentourist.com, binhdinhtourist.com, halongfestival.com, nhatrangfestival.com, phuyenoceantuna.com, phanthietfishsauce.com, binhdinhfishsauce.com.

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