|A memorial service is held for Nguyen Ba Thanh, head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Internal Affairs, in Da Nang City today. – VNA Photo
DA NANG – The memorial service for Nguyen Ba Thanh, head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Internal Affairs, was organised in the central city of Da Nang on February 16.
In the funeral oration, Politburo member and Party Central Committee Secretary, To Huy Rua, recalled the career of the late senior official, highlighting his great contributions to the nation-building cause, particularly to the development of Da Nang City.
In any positions, Thanh's acts won high praises from officials, Party members and people of Da Nang, he said.
Nguyen Ba Thanh, 62, was born in Da Nang's Hoa Vang District. He served as Chairman of the People's Committee and Secretary of the Party Committee of the city before becoming the Head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Internal Affairs.
He was also permanent deputy head of the Steering Committee for Anti- Corruption.
He passed away at 13:00 on February 13 in Da Nang due to blood cancer. – VNA