Former Party General Secretary Do Muoi laid to rest in hometown

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The burial ceremony for former General Secretary Do Muoi took place from 1pm on October 7 in his native hometown in Dong My commune, Thanh Tri district, Hanoi.
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NDO – A burial service for former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee, Do Muoi, took place in his native hometown in Dong My commune, Thanh Tri district, Hanoi, at 1pm on October 7.

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Hanoi people bid farewell to former Secretary General Do Muoi as his flag-draped coffin was escorted from the National Funeral Hall to his hometown on the outskirts of Hanoi.

The funeral delegation passing Cua Nam street as they brought former Party Chief Do Muoi to his hometown in Dong My commune, Thanh Tri district.

Local people brought along pictures of former Party General Secretary Do Muoi, waiting along the streets of Hanoi to pay their last tribute to the late leader.

Earlier, the late leader’s flag-draped coffin arrived at his native land by Sunday noon. The burial service kick started at 1pm under the presence of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh, National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong, leaders and former leaders of the Party and State, representatives from mass organisations, localities, and the armed forces, and people from all walks of life.

The late leader’s flag-draped coffin arrived at his native hometown by Sunday noon.

The burial service for former General Secretary Do Muoi started at 1pm on October 7.

The incumbent and former leaders of the Party and State at the burial ceremony for former Party General Secretary Do Muoi.

Former Secretary General Do Muoi’s coffin is taken to his final resting place.

Family members of the late leader at his burial service.

The leaders, compatriots and family members of former Party Chief Do Muoi held a minute’s silence to pay their last respects to the late leader at his resting place. With their great grief, the incumbent and former leaders of the Party, State, Government, the Vietnam Fatherland Front, officials of agencies, organisations, local administrations, and the people went around the late Party leader’s tomb for the last time to bid farewell to the leader.

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong throws the first handfuls of soil into the tomb of former General Secretary Do Muoi, seeing him off at his final resting place.

Family members go around the late Party leader’s tomb for the last time to bid farewell to the deceased.

On behalf of the organising committee and the former leader’s family, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh expressed his sincere gratitude to the leaders, former leaders, representatives of mass organisations, localities, units, armed forces, religious dignitaries, leaders of foreign countries, foreign diplomatic missions and international friends, along with Vietnamese people at home and abroad, for their condolences and attendance at the tribute-paying and burial services for former Party General Secretary Do Muoi, seeing him off at his final resting place.

On behalf of the funeral organisation board and the deceased’s family, Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh expressed his thanks to mourners for attending the tribute-paying and burial services for the late leader.

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