Ho Chi Minh City

Former President Le Duc Anh laid to rest in HCMC

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A burial ceremony was held for former President General Le Duc Anh, former Politburo member and former advisor to the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), at the Martyrs’ Cemetery in Ho Chi Minh City at 5p.m. on May 3.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan send former President Le Duc Anh to the final resting place (Photo: SGGP)

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan send former President Le Duc Anh to the final resting place (Photo: SGGP)

The ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan together with leaders and former leaders of the Party and State.

Former President Le Duc Anh laid to rest in HCMC ảnh 1 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan drop flowers onto the coffin of former President Le Duc Anh, bidding their last farewells to the General (Photo: SGGP)
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Former President Le Duc Anh laid to rest in HCMC ảnh 3 Politburo member and Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan offers incense to former President Le Duc Anh (Photo: SGGP)

On behalf of the funeral organizing board and the former President’s family, Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh expressed his gratitude to mourners for their condolences and attendance at the respect-paying ceremonies, the memorial service and the burial ceremony of  former President General Le Duc Anh. 

Previously at 4:30 on the same day, the coffin of the former President was taken to the Martyrs’ Cemetery in HCMC on a gun carriage.

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A plane of Vietnam Airlines transporting the coffin of the former President landed at Tan Son Nhat international airport, HCMC at  3:30 p.m. on May 3.

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By staff writers – Translated by Ngoc Thanh

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