The inauguration ceremony of the commemorative site of Lawyer Nguyen Huu Tho was held in Ben Luc Town in the southern province of Long An on July 29.
|Memorial house of lawyer Nguyen Huu Tho in Long An Province (Photo: Sggp)|
Speaking at the event, Party Central Committee Secretary Truong Hoa Binh, Chief Justice the Supreme Peoples Court, said that the construction aims to mark the 105th birthday of late lawyer Nguyen Huu Tho (July 10, 1910) who was a great patriotic intellectual.
Lawyer Nguyen Huu Tho was born in Long An province. He was sent to France for studying at the age of 11. After 11 years, he returned home and worked as a lawyer. He participated in patriotic activities at that time. The lawyer was arrested many times by the enemies and kept in Saigon, Lai Chau, Hai Phong and Phu Yen.
Lawyer Nguyen Huu Tho was elected to various important posts, including Chairman of the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam, Vice President of Social Republic of Vietnam, Chairman of the National Assembly of Vietnam, Chairman of the Central Committee of the National Liberation Front.