Delegations of the Party and State offered incenses and flowers to martyrs who laid down for the country.
Writing in the memorial book, former State President Truong Tan Sang expressed his deep gratitude to martyrs and affirmed that the Party, State and people will always remember the great sacrifices and contributions by Vietnamese military and people to the protection of the northern border during ten years.
Vi Xuyen National Martyrs’ Cemetery has 1,782 graves of martyrs, including 1,500 graves of martyrs who laid down in the fighting to protect the northern border.
The delegation also offered incenses to heroes and martyrs at the high point 468 near the Thanh Thuy International Border Gate. This area saw a large number of martyrs whose remains have not been found yet.
On the day, the former State President and provincial authorities handed over 44 Red Cross houses to disadvantaged military veterans who participated in the fighting to protect the northern border.
The delegation then attended the inauguration of new houses of two war veterans, Ngo Van Me in Ngoc Duong ward and Chu Viet Hung in Nguyen Trai ward.
Former State President Truong Tan Sang and leaders of the nothern mountainous province of Ha Giang visit Vi Xuyen National Martyrs’ Cemetery.
Former State President Truong Tan Sang offers incenses to martyrs at Vi Xuyen National Martyrs’ Cemetery.
Vi Xuyen National Martyrs’ Cemetery
Former State President Truong Tan Sang expresses his deep gratitude to martyrs in the memorial book.
Secretary of the Party Committee of Ha Giang Province, Trieu Tai Vinh talks about the high point 468.
The memorial area at the high point 468
Former State President Truong Tan Sang meets war veterans.
He presents gifts to war veterans.
Former State President Truong Tan Sang and province’s leaders, the Red Cross society’s representatives and war veterans
He presents gift to war veteran Chu Viet Hung.
The former State President visits the new house of war veteran Ngo Van Me.