Leaders celebrate prominent Statesman’s birthday anniversary
18:30 | 06/09/2012

VGP – A grand ceremony was organized Thursday in Nghe An Province to mark the 110th birthday anniversary (September 6, 1902-September 6, 2012) of late Party General Secretary Le Hong Phong  (6/9/1902-6/9/2012).

Late Party leader Le Hong Phong

Dignitaries to the event included Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung, Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Deputy PM Nguyen Thien Nhan, Minister of Public Security Tran Dai Quang.  

Speaking at the ceremony, Party leader Trong recalled the glorious revolutionary career of Le Hong Phong, who was one of the excellent followers of President Ho Chi Minh.

Party leader Trong highlighted the great contributions made by late General Secretary Le Hong Phong, a resilient revolutionary soldier and prestigious leader to the Vietnamese Party and State.

The late General Secretary was an excellent example of a true communist who faithfully devoted his entire life to the national revolutionary cause for independence, freedom, and happiness.

Earlier on September 4, a symposium entitled ‘Comrade Le Hong Phong in the Vietnamese Revolution and his Hometown Nghe An’ was held in Vinh city, the central province of Nghe An to commemorate the late leader.

The symposium was organized by the Ho Chi Minh National Politics and Administration Academy, the CPVCC Commission for Communication and Education and the Nghe An provincial Party Committee.

Recently, a book entitled ‘Le Hong Phong - Resilient International Communist Soldier, Outstanding Leader of Our Party’ has been published by the National Political Publishing House - Truth to mark his 110th birthday.

The book includes more than 60 papers written by Party and State leaders, scientists and researchers, featuring the revolutionary life and career of the late Party chief.

Le Hong Phong was the 2nd leader of the Communist Party of Viet Nam./.

By Huong Giang

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