Locals stand along the street to bid him farewell. (Photo: SGGP)

Former Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong laid at rest in his native land

A large number of local people, incumbent and former leaders of the Party, the State and the Government attended memorial and burial ceremonies of former Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong in the morning of February 22 at the great hall of Ben Tre Provincial People’s Committee.

Former Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong (Photo: VNA)

Former Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong passes away

Former Politburo member and former Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong passed away at his home at 3:25am on February 19 in Luong Thuan hamlet, Luong Quoi commune, Giong Trom district, the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre due to old age and serious illness.