Activities held to pay tribute to President Ho Chi Minh

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Public Security Minister To Lam speaks at the conference. (Photo: bocongan.gov.vn)
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NDO – A range of activities are being held across the nation to commemorate late President Ho Chi Minh.

On August 23, the Ministry of Public Security held a teleconference with its relevant units to review the three-year implementation of the Politburo’s Directive No. 05-CT/TW, dated May 15, 2016, on promoting the studying and following of President Ho Chi Minh's thought, morality and style.

Speaking at the event, Politburo member and Minister of Public Security General To Lam praised the results achieved in the three years since the public security sector implemented the directive, saying that police units have effectively spread the studying and following President Ho Chi Minh's example to all officials, Party members and police officers in various forms associated with their professional work, contributing to building a strong Public Security force to meet the requirements and tasks in ensuring national security and social order in the new situation.

For the future, General To Lam asked police units to continue to strictly implementing the Party’s guidance in promoting the learning and following of President Ho Chi Minh’s example.

The same day, Bac Kan province held a meeting to review a three-year implementation of the Politburo's Directive No. 05 on promoting the learning and following President Ho Chi Minh's ideology, morality and style, as well as marking the 50th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh's Testament.

Outstanding individuals in Bac Kan province, with positive results in studying and following President Ho Chi Minh’s example, honoured at the meeting. (Photo: NDO/Tuan Son)

On the occasion, the Standing Committee of Bac Kan Party Committee awarded certificates of merit to 11 collectives and 22 individuals with outstanding achievements in studying and following President Ho Chi Minh's example.

Also on August 23, in Hue city, the Thua Thien - Hue Provincial Department of Culture and Sports coordinated with other local units to organise a workshop on Thua Thien - Hue’s achievements after 50 years of implementing President Ho Chi Minh's Testament.

Over 50 reports were presented by the relevant scientists, researchers, lecturers and professional staff at the event, affirming the great historical values of President Ho Chi Minh's Testament, while summarising outstanding achievements of Thua Thien - Hue in the 50 years of implementing the document in various fields, serving as a basis for promoting the implementation of the beloved president’s testament and his thought, morality and style in the new period.

On Friday morning, the People's Army Newspaper, the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Protection High Command, the Military Radio and Television Broadcast Centre and the Military Youth Committee held a press brief to announce the organisation of two important events - a seminar and an art performance programme dedicated to President Ho Chi Minh.

Accordingly, the conference will take place in Hanoi on August 30, with 60 presentations of leaders, commanders and heads of the military units and Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union’s affiliated agencies, discussing the basic contents in the testament of President Ho Chi Minh, solutions to foster the next generations under the will of the president, and the historical significance, achievements and lessons learned in 50 years of long-term preservation and protection of President Ho Chi Minh’s body.

The art exchange programme will be held in Hanoi on the evening of August 30, featuring performances by famous artists and reports and exchange sessions with historical witnesses associated with the great life and career of President Ho Chi Minh.