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Special communique on President’s passing

Update: September, 23/2018 - 18:34
The General Assembly of the United Nations on Friday afternoon (local time) held a minute’s silence to remember Vietnamese President Trần Đại Quang before opening its third plenary session with the participation of 193 member nations. — VNA/VNS Photo Hoài Thanh
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HÀ NỘI  — The Party Central Committee, the National Assembly, the Acting President, the Government and the Central Committee of the Việt Nam Fatherland Front have issued a special communiqué, announcing President Trần Đại Quang died at 10:05am on September 21, 2018, and his funeral will feature a period of national mourning.

The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Việt Nam, the National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam, the President of the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam, the Government of the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam, and the Central Committee of the Việt Nam Fatherland Front decided to hold the funeral of  the late President Trần Đại Quang with national mourning etiquette.

He will be laid in state at the National Funeral Hall, No. 5 Trần Thánh Tông Street, Hà Nội.

The respect-paying ceremony will start at 7am on Wednesday at the National Funeral Hall, No. 5 Trần Thánh Tông Street, Hà Nội.

The memorial service will be held at 7:30am on Thursday at the National Funeral Hall, No. 5 Trần Thánh Tông Street, Hà Nội. The burial ceremony will take place from 3:30pm on the same day at the Hamlet 13, Quang Thiện Commune, Kim Sơn District, Ninh Bình Province.

At the same time, at the Thống Nhất Hall in HCM City and the Hall of the People’s Committee of Kim Sơn District, respect-paying and memorial ceremonies for the late president will also be held.

Việt Nam Television and Radio the Voice of Việt Nam will broadcast the ceremonies in Hà Nội, HCM City and Ninh Binh live.

During the two-day national mourning period on September 26-27, national flags will be flown at half-mast at State offices and public places, and recreational and entertainment activities will be suspended.

A list of 37 members of the board for the funeral of Trần Đại Quang, Politburo Member and President of the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam, was announced including:

Nguyễn Phú Trọng, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Việt Nam Central Committee (CPVCC), head of the funeral board

Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, Politburo Member, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam

Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân, Politburo Member, Chairwoman of the National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam

Trần  Quốc Vượng, Politburo Member, permanent member of the Secretariat of the CPVCC

Phạm Minh Chính, Politburo Member, Secretary of the CPVCC, head of the CPVCC’s Commission for Organisation

Võ Văn Thưởng, Politburo Member, Secretary of the CPVCC, head of the CPVCC’s Commission for Information and Education

Trương Thị Mai, Politburo Member, Secretary of the CPVCC, head of the CPVCC’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation

Nguyễn Văn Bình, Politburo Member, Secretary of the CPVCC, head of the CPVCC’s Economic Commission

Tòng Thị Phóng, Politburo Member, Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly

Trương Hòa Bình, Politburo Member, Permanent Deputy Prime Minister

Phạm Bình Minh, Politburo Member, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister

Vương Đình Huệ, Politburo Member, Deputy Prime Minister

General Ngô Xuân Lịch, Politburo Member, Minister of National Defence

Senior Lieutenant General Tô Lâm, Politburo Member, Minister of Public Security

Hoàng Trung Hải, Politburo Member, Secretary of the Hà Nội Party Committee

Nguyễn Thiện Nhân, Politburo Member, Secretary of the Hồ Chí Minh City Party Committee. — VNS

 

 

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