Leaders pay tribute on late President Ho Chi Minh’s birthday

Party, National Assembly, Government, and the Vietnam Fatherland Front leaders laid wreaths at the President Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum in Hanoi on May 18 to mark his 124th birth anniversary (19-5-1890).

General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, President Truong Tan Sang, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, former Party chief Nong Duc Manh, former President Tran Duc Luong, former National Assembly chairman Nguyen Van An, former of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee chairman Pham The Duyet, and other leaders paid their respects.


They commemorated the late President and eulogized his contributions to the national revolutionary.


On the same day a delegation from the Central Military Commission, Ministries of Public Security and Foreign Affairs, and the Hanoi Party Committee also visited and laid wreaths at the mausoleum.

Despite the heat wave, thousands of people including foreign tourists gathered at Sen village in Nam Dan District, Nghe An province, where President Ho Chi Minh spent his childhood, to mark his birth anniversary.

In Ho Chi Minh City, the secretary of the city Party Committee, Le Thanh Hai, chairman of the People’s Committee, Le Hoang Quan, deputy standing secretary of the Party Committee, Vo Van Thuong, deputy secretary of the Party Committee, Nguyen Thi Thu Ha, deputy chairman of the people’s committee, Hua Ngoc Thuan, and 400 other officials and guests planted saplings at the National Cultural  Historical Park in District 9 to mark the late leader’s birth anniversary.

They planted 316 yellow apricot trees to encourage people to protect plants to mitigate the consequences of climate change.

Leaders in provinces like Bac Lieu and Ben Tre and Can Tho city in the Mekong Delta also planted saplings on the occasion.


By press group- Translated by Huyen Huong

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