Update: 19:08 | 07/10/2018
A burial service for former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Do Muoi took place in his native land in Dong My commune, Thanh Tri district, Hanoi at 1pm of October 7.
Attending the ceremony were Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong, permanent National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong, permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh, President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Tran Thanh Man, leaders and former leaders of the Party and State, representatives from mass organisations, localities, armed forces, and people from walks of life.
The coffin hearse arrives in the burial site (Photo: VNA).
During his over 80-year revolutionary career, Do Muoi had made great contributions to the struggle for national liberation and reunification and the building of socialism.
The burial service for former Party General Secretary Do Muoi held in Dong My commune (Source: VNA).
He held many important positions of the Party and Government, leaving major imprints in each position and contributing to the national development, especially the development of heavy industry and the industrialisation and modernisation process in the spirit of building an independent and self-reliant economy.
Specially, with a motto of “Vietnam is willing to be a friend of every country”, the leader helped open a new chapter for the country’s external relations, creating breakthroughs in its external relations and international integration.
Party, State, Government and National Assembly leaders and former leaders at the burial service (Photo: VNA).
His passing is a great loss to the Vietnamese Party, State and people, leaving a profound grief for comrades and compatriots nationwide and international friends.
Local people come to pay last tribute to the the leader. (Photo: VNA).
On behalf of the funeral organising board and the deceased’s family, permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh, head of the board, expressed thanks to mourners for attending the tribute-paying and burial services for the leader, seeing him off at his final resting place.