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Tens of thousands of people mourn for Pro. Tran Van Giau

In Uncategorized on January 8, 2011 at 4:05 am

Party and State officials and tens of thousands of people mourned over scholar and revolutionary veteran Tran Van Giau during the state-level funeral ceremonies for the veteran.

President Nguyen Minh Triet burns incense to commemorate Professor Tran Van Giau during the state level funeral ceremonies for the veteran in Ho Chi Minh City on Dec. 23, 2010. (Photo: SGGP)

In his infinite grief, President Nguyen Minh Triet wrote in the funeral record that Comrade Tran Van Giau was an elite son of the Bulwark South, a talent leader, an erudite intellectual and scientist, loyal Communist.

His name and career are very big and delight forever, he wrote.

Deputy Chairman of the Vietnam National Assembly Nguyen Duc Kien wrote that Professor Tran Van Giau was a bright example for generations.

Thousands of his students from corners of the country came to burn incense to commemorate the professor who devoted his entire life to human resource building.

The solemn memorial service for Professor Tran Van Giau will be held at 7AM Dec 25, 2010. Then the professor will be laid to rest in his home town in Mekong Delta Province of Long An.

A statement by Russian General Consul in HCM City Anatoli Vasilievich Borovik said Russia would always remember excellent elite son of the Vietnamese people, Tran Van Giau, who had made important contributions to Russian and had helped to developing relations between the two countries.

Professor Tran Van Giau, who has made great contributions to the country’s southern resistance and liberation, is widely known among social science circles for his knowledge.

Born on September 11, 1911 in the southern province of Long An, he was recognised as a Labour Hero and People’s Teacher.

The teacher of many leading researchers and historians in Viet Nam received many awards and titles, including Ho Chi Minh Order, First-class; Independence Order; Labour Hero; People’s Teacher and Ho Chi Minh Award.


Source: SGGP

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