Some 1,500 domestic and international delegations with approximately 50,000 people had paid tribute to President Tran Dai Quang by 17:00 on September 26. (Photo: VNA)

1,500 delegations pay tribute to President Tran Dai Quang

Some 1,500 domestic and international delegations with approximately 50,000 people had paid tribute to President Tran Dai Quang by 17:00 on September 26, according to the national funeral organising board.
President Tran Dai Quang (Source: VNA)

Entertainment activities to be suspended in memory of President

The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism on September 24 sent a notice to ministries, people’s committees of cities and provinces, and other state bodies nationwide requesting the cancellation of entertainment activities in memory of late President Tran Dai Quang.
State President Tran Dai Quang passes away aged 62

State President Tran Dai Quang passes away aged 62

State President Tran Dai Quang died at 10:5am on September 21 at the central military hospital 108, at the age of 62 after a serious illness, according to the Board of Healthcare Services for Senior Officials,.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo (L) is welcomed by Vietnamese children at the official welcome ceremony for him and his spouse in Hanoi on September 11 (Photo: VNA)

Vietnamese, Indonesian leaders meet the press

President Tran Dai Quang and his guest, visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo, had a meeting with representatives of Vietnamese and foreign media in Hanoi on September 11 to inform them of the outcomes of the talks between the two leaders held earlier the same day.