Former Party leader’s remains buried in Ha Tinh

The remains of the former Party General Secretary Ha Huy Tap, which were found recently in Ho Chi Minh City after 68 years, were buried in Dong Nem Temple Hill in Ha Tinh Province on December 2.

The remains of the former Party General Secretary Ha Huy Tap, which were found recently in Ho Chi Minh City after 68 years, being taken to the burial site in Ha Tinh Province on December 2 (Photo: SGGP)

Present at the burial ceremony were Ho Duc Viet, a member of the Politburo and the head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Organization and Personnel ; Ha Thi Khiet, head of the Central Party Committee's Commision for Mass Mobilization; Nguyen Van Son, deputy head of the Central Commission for Propaganda and Ideological Education; and other Party and Government officials.

A city delegation led by Deputy Party Committee Secretary Huynh Thi Nhan also attended the event.

Ha Tinh Province's Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Thanh Binh said: “We bow in deep respect to the memory of … Ha Huy Tap and express our great gratitude for him, a firm and loyal communist, an excellent ideologist, and a talented leader of the Party, State and people who devoted all his life to the struggle for national liberation …

“In following his great revolutionary and moral example, the province Party Committee and people promise to unite and make more efforts … to make Ha Tinh more prosperous, civilized, and beautiful.

“He passed away but his fame and work will be alive forever ...”

Mr. Tap had been executed by the French colonialists in 1941 in Hoc Mon District.

By D. Quang - Translated by Vinh Tho

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