THUA THIEN-HUE (VNS) — A set of special stamps marking the 100th birth anniversary of General Nguyen Chi Thanh (1914-2014) was issued in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on Tuesday.
Speaking at the launch ceremony, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son highlighted General Thanh's devotion to the country's revolutionary cause.
Nguyen Chi Thanh, whose real name is Nguyen Vinh, was born in Quang Tho Commune, Quang Dien District, Thua Thien-Hue Province. He accepted the post of Director of the General Department of Politics of the Viet Nam People's Army in 1950 and was promoted to general in 1959.
During his 30 years of revolutionary activities, he established himself as a talented leader with an undaunted fighting spirit, making significant contributions to the success of the countrys revolutionary cause. — VNS