Ho Chi Minh City

HCMC leaders pay tribute to Uncle Ho, fallen soldiers on national reunification

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HCMC Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Van Nen led a delegation of leaders of the City Party Committee, People's Committee, Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City and representatives of armed forces, departments and agencies to offer incense and flowers at HCMC Martyrs Cemetery in Thu Duc City on the occasion of the 46th anniversary of the Liberation of Southern Vietnam and National Reunification Day (April 30) and the 135th May Day on April 29.
HCMC leaders pay tribute to Uncle Ho, fallen soldiers on national reunification ảnh 1 HCMC leaders offer incense and flowers at Ho Chi Minh City Martyrs Cemetery. (Photo: SGGP)
The delegation paid tribute to heroic martyrs who have sacrificed their lives for national independence, unification.
They then paid respect to fallen soldiers, veteran revolutionaries and senior Party and State leaders, who are resting in peace at Lac Canh Cemetery in Thu Duc City.
HCMC leaders pay tribute to Uncle Ho, fallen soldiers on national reunification ảnh 2 HCMC leaders visit Ho Chi Minh City Martyrs Cemetery. 
HCMC leaders pay tribute to Uncle Ho, fallen soldiers on national reunification ảnh 3 HCMC Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Van Nen offers incense at HCMC Martyrs Cemetery.
HCMC leaders pay tribute to Uncle Ho, fallen soldiers on national reunification ảnh 4 City leaders offer incense at HCMC Martyrs Cemetery.
HCMC leaders pay tribute to Uncle Ho, fallen soldiers on national reunification ảnh 5 HCMC Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Van Nen offers incense at HCMC Martyrs Cemetery.
Delegates also offered incense in commemoration of late President Ho Chi Minh at the Ho Chi Minh Museum-HCMC branch, laid wreaths and offered incense to pay respect to late Presidents Ho Chi Minh and Ton Duc Thang at the President Ho Chi Minh Statue Park and Ton Duc Thang Museum.
HCMC leaders pay tribute to Uncle Ho, fallen soldiers on national reunification ảnh 6 Delegates offer incenses in commemoration of late President Ho Chi Minh at the Ho Chi Minh Museum-HCMC branch.
HCMC leaders pay tribute to Uncle Ho, fallen soldiers on national reunification ảnh 7 City's leaders pay respect to late President Ho Chi Minh at  the President Ho Chi Minh Statue Park on Nguyen Hue Street in District 1.
HCMC’s leaders remembered the revolutionary life and the great contributions made by late Presidents Ho Chi Minh and Ton Duc Thang to the struggle for national liberation and independence.
HCMC leaders pay tribute to Uncle Ho, fallen soldiers on national reunification ảnh 8 Standing Deputy Secretary of the city Party Committee Tran Luu Quang leads a delegation of city's leaders offer incenses at Ben Duoc Monument Temple for Martyrs in Cu Chi District.
On the same day, another delegation of representatives from the HCMC Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee and Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee led by Standing Deputy Secretary of the city Party Committee Tran Luu Quang paid tribute to war heroes at Ben Duoc Monument Temple for Martyrs, Martyr Cemetery of Cu Chi and HCMC Policy Cemetery. The delegation then visited the Memorial House of Vietnamese Heroic Mother, Hero of People's Armed Forces Nguyen Thi Ranh in Hiep Phuoc Commune’s Trai Den Hamlet in the district.
Ben Duoc Monument Temple for Martyrs is built to commemorate martyrs and people who laid down their lives on the battle fields in Saigon - Cho Lon - Gia Dinh and made outstanding contribution to this land during the anti-French and US resistance wars for national independence and freedom. The names of 45,639 fallen soldiers are carved into a granite stone tablet and gilded with gold, including more than 9,300 martyrs from 40 other cities and provinces across the country.

By Dinh Ly – Translated by Kim Khanh

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