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Memorial service of State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh

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A State funeral for former State President Le Duc Anh, who passed away on April 22 at the age of 99, was held on May 3 at the National Funeral Hall, No.5 Tran Thanh Tong street, Hanoi.

A State funeral for former State President Le Duc Anh is held on May 3 at the National Funeral Hall, No.5 Tran Thanh Tong, Hanoi.

A State funeral for former State President Le Duc Anh is held on May 3 at the National Funeral Hall, No.5 Tran Thanh Tong, Hanoi.

At the same time, the tribute-paying ceremony was also organized at the Thong Nhat (Reunification) Conference Hall in Ho Chi Minh City and the hall of the People’s Committee of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, his hometown.
The coffin of General Le Duc Anh was taken to Ho Chi Minh City for a burial ceremony at 5:00 p.m. on the same day at the Martyrs’ Cemetery in Ho Chi Minh City.
Lễ viếng nguyên Chủ tịch nước Lê Đức Anh ảnh 1
Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 2 The family and relatives of former State President Le Duc Anh
Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 3 At 6 am on May 3, soldiers of the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Guard High Command raise a mourning flag at Ba Dinh Square in front of the President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, marking the start of the two-day state funeral for former State President Le Duc Anh.
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Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 8 At 6 am  on May 3, the national flag is flown at half-mast at the Ba Dinh Square, Hanoi to start the two-day state funeral for former State President Le Duc Anh.
Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 9 Police forces station around the National Funeral Hall  in Hanoi.
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Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 12 Politburo member and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc leads the Party Central Committee delegation and the Government delegation to pay tribute to the former President.
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Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 15 The National Assembly (NA) delegation is led by Politburo member and NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 16 The Presidency delegation is headed by CPV Central Committee member and Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh.
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Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 18 The delegation from the VFF Central Committee is led by Secretary of the CPV Central Committee and President of the VFF Central Committee Tran Thanh Man. 
Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 19 The delegation from the Central Military Commission of Ministry of National Defence is headed by General Ngo Xuan Lich, Politburo member and Vice Secretary of the Central Military Commission and Minister of National Defence.
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Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 21 Senior Lieutenant General To Lam, Minister of Public Security led a delegation of the Ministry of Public Security to pay tribute to the late President Le Duc Anh.
Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 22 Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh reads the special communiqué on the national mourning for former President General Le Duc Anh at the ceremony.
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Many delegations of foreign parties, States and Governments, and foreign ambassadors and representatives of international organizations in Vietnam came to pay last respects to former President Le Duc Anh.

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Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 48 Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen leads a high-ranking delegation of the Cambodian Government to pay tribute to the late President Le Duc Anh.
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Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 50 A respect-paying ceremony is also held simultaneously in Ho Chi Minh City.
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Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 53 A delegation of the city’s Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, Vietnam Fatherland Front is led by Politburo member and Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.
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Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 56 A delegation of Military Region 7 at the funeral 
Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 57 The Ho Chi Minh City Police force 
Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 58 The family and relatives of former State President Le Duc Anh
Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 59 Party and State agencies in the southern region
Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 60 The delegation of the People's Council of Ho Chi Minh City
Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 61 The delegation of the  Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee in Ho Chi Minh City
Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 62 The delegation of HCMC children and youth
Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 63 The tribute-paying ceremony is organized at the hall of the People’s Committee of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.
Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 64 The delegation of leaders of Thua Thien-Hue province
Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 65 The Le family, local authorities and people of Loc An commune and Phu Loc district in Thua Thien-Hue province pay tribute to the late President Le Duc Anh.
Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 66 The provincial armed forces
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Memorial service of the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh ảnh 68 A respect-paying ceremony is also held simultaneously at Museum of Military Zone 9 in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
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By staff writers – Translated by Kim Khanh

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