Government, NA leaders pay tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh

Monday, 2019-08-19 11:45:58
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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and other senior officials offer incense to President Ho Chi Minh. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan offered incense to late President Ho Chi Minh on August 18 at a temple dedicated to him on Ba Vi Mountain in the outskirts of Hanoi.

The tribute took place as part of the activities to celebrate the 74th anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19) and the 50-year implementation of President Ho Chi Minh’s Testament (1969 – 2019).

At the ceremony, both leaders vowed to follow the late President’s thoughts, moral examples and style, while implementing a vision for national development in 2030, which marks the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam.

On the occasion, the two leaders presented 16 scholarships to students from 16 communes located in Ba Vi National Park’s buffer zone.

On August 19, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan also offered incense to President Ho Chi Minh at House 67, belonging to the Presidential Palace Historical Site where President Ho lived and worked until the last day of his life.