HCM City leaders pay tribute to President Ton Duc Thang

A delegation of Ho Chi Minh City’s leaders led by Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on August 19 offered incense and flowers at Ton Duc Thang Museum to mark the 129th birth anniversary of late President (August 20).

Leaders offered incense and flowers at Ton Duc Thang Museum . (Photo: Sggp)

Leaders offered incense and flowers at Ton Duc Thang Museum . (Photo: Sggp)

Attending the event also were Standing Deputy Secretary of HCMC Party Committee, Tat Thanh Cang; Chairman of the HCMC People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong; Chairwoman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Council Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam; and Chairwoman of Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee in Ho Chi Minh City To Thi Bich Chau.
The delegation visited an exhibition on President Ton Duc Thang during 15 years of imprisonment in Con Dao prison (1930-1945). Uncle Ton whose life and career is a great moral example of a true communist soldier went through severe hardships in war time and devoted his entire life to the cause of national liberation.
He was awarded the Gold Star Order in 1958 for his contribution to the country, making him the first to receive the highest decoration of the Party and State.

Lãnh đạo TPHCM dâng hương tưởng nhớ Chủ tịch Tôn Đức Thắng ảnh 2
Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan and leaders at the exhibibtion

By THAI PHUONG – Translated by Kim Khanh

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