|National leaders paid homage to the late President Hồ Chí Minh on August 31. — VNA/VNS Photo |Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — A delegation of the Party Central Committee, State, National Assembly, Government and Việt Nam Fatherland Front Central Committee paid tribute to late President Hồ Chí Minh at his mausoleum in Hà Nội on Friday on the occasion of the 73rd National Day (September 2).
The delegation included Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng, President Trần Đại Quang, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân and President of the Việt Nam Fatherland Front Central Committee Trần Thanh Mẫn, along with a number of former Party, State and Government leaders.
The delegation also laid flowers at the Monument for Heroic Martyrs at Bắc Sơn street.
The same day, a number of delegations, including those from the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Public Security and Hanoi also paid homage to late President Hồ Chí Minh and the heroic martyrs.
President Hồ Chí Minh led the Vietnamese nation to success in the struggle for national independence.
On September 2, 1945, he read the Declaration of Independence, declaring to the world the foundation of the Democratic Republic of Việt Nam, now the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam. The late President was a talented leader, a national hero who devoted all his life to the causes of national independence and freedom and happiness of the people while tirelessly striving for peace and progress in the world. — VNS