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NA officials visits General Vo Nguyen Giap

In Uncategorized on January 8, 2011 at 4:07 am

NA officials visits General Vo Nguyen Giap

QĐND – Friday, January 07, 2011, 21:31 (GMT+7)

PANO – National Assembly Chairman, Nguyen Phu Trong, and Vice Chairpersons Tong Thi Phong, Nguyen Duc Kien, Huynh Ngoc Son and Uong Chu Luu, on January 5th, paid a visit to General Vo Nguyen Giap on the 65th anniversary of the Vietnam National Assembly’s first General Elections.

General Vo Nguyen Giap, who was a member of the National Assembly from the first congress to the seventh, together with other former leaders nurtured and made significant contributions to the development of the Vietnam National Assembly in the past.

The NA Chairman, on behalf of the NA Standing Committee, briefly reported NA activities, its achievements and progress in recent time and wished the General good health during the visit.

General Vo Nguyen Giap shook hands with the NA officials, expressed his joy at the development of the Vietnam National Assembly and asked them to continuously heighten the NA responsibilities and to better serve people.

Translated by Thu Nguyen  

Source: QDND

General Phung Quang Thanh pays a visit to General Vo Nguyen Giap

In Uncategorized on December 24, 2010 at 4:20 am

General Phung Quang Thanh pays a visit to General Vo Nguyen Giap

QĐND – Wednesday, December 22, 2010, 20:34 (GMT+7)

PANO – Politburo member and Defence Minister, General Phung Quang Thanh, yesterday visited and presented a gift to General Vo Nguyen Giap.

On behalf of the Military Central Commission, the Defence Ministry and the whole army, General Phung Quang Thanh congratulated General Vo Nguyen Giap on the 66th founding anniversary of Vietnam’s People’s Army and 21st anniversary of All-People National Defence Festive Day.

He also expressed deep gratitude of the entire army for the General’s remarkable contributions during the process of building and developing the army.

General Giap’s devotion to the nation and the revolutionary cause of the Vietnamese people has always been a bright example for the entire army to study and follow.

The Defence Minister also briefed General Vo Nguyen Giap on the progresses and outstanding efforts of the People’s Army and civil defence in the cause of defending national sovereignty and preserving peace for the cause of national development.

The Defence Minister also promised to work hard to further develop the nation’s heroism and to ensure that the army is the firm reliance of the Party, the State and people and wished General Vo Nguyen Giap, the eldest brother of the Vietnam’s People’s Army and armed forces, longevity and good health.

Translated by Mai Huong

Source: QDND

Showroom to remember late Prime Minister Vo Van Kiet unveiled

In Uncategorized on November 25, 2010 at 5:19 pm

Showroom to remember late Prime Minister Vo Van Kiet unveiled

QĐND – Thursday, November 25, 2010, 20:59 (GMT+7)

On November 23rd, the Vinh Long Provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism held a workshop on the late Prime Minister Vo Van Kiet to unveil a showroom to remember him.

According to the Vinh Long Provincial Museum’s plan, the commemoration house of the late PM will show people his homeland photos, his initial revolutionary career, Vo Van Kiet and the youth volunteer movement, Vo Van Kiet and artists, Vo Van Kiet and national major structures, and Vo Van Kiet and the Mekong River Delta, to name a few.

It is expected that the showroom will be opened for the public on November 23rd, 2012 on the occasion of his 90th birthday.

Source: LDO

Translated by Van Hieu

Source: QDND

Late Prime Minister Vo Van Kiet lives again in new biography

In Uncategorized on June 22, 2010 at 8:34 am

A new biography on late Prime Minister Vo Van Kiet hit the shelves June 16, two years after his death on June 11, 2008.

A photo of the late PM Vo Van Kiet and his grandchild is introduced to the public for the first time in the book.

The book, titled “The Firelighter,” is a comprehensive portrait of the leader who was Prime Minister of Vietnam from 1991 to 1997 and helped Vietnam open its doors to the world.

The book is divided into four parts. The first chapter is titled “Vo Van Kiet’s Itinerary,” featuring major events in the life of the late Prime Minister.

The second part is entitled “Vo Van Kiet’s Energy” and includes stories and remarks by national leaders likely Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, Hanoi Party Committee Secretary Pham Quang Nghi, and former deputy Prime Minster and Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Manh Cam.

The dignitaries relate stories about Mr.Kiet’s important decisions and breakthroughs in developing the economy of the Mekong Delta and central region. They also wax poetic about the way Kiet handled the expansion of diplomatic relations.

“A People of Many People” chronicle’s Kiet’s daily activities and his family mainly through pictures. There are also stories about his interest in the Voluntary Youth Force.

The last chapter of the book, published by Youth Publishing House, consists of the late prime minister’s writings about national unity and the Vietnamese Communist Party.

Source: SGGP

VFF congratulates General Vo Nguyen Giap on Liberation Day

In Uncategorized on April 20, 2010 at 3:48 pm

VFF congratulates General Vo Nguyen Giap on Liberation Day

QĐND – Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 20:42 (GMT+7)

On April 20, the President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee, Huynh Dam, visited General Vo Nguyen Giap to mark the 35th anniversary of the liberation of south Vietnam.

On behalf of the VFF, Mr Dam expressed his organisation’s pride and profound gratitude towards General Giap who, together with the Party and late President Ho Chi Minh, led the entire army and people to bring the 1945 August Revolution to success, establish the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam) and achieve the great victory at Dien Bien Phu and the Great Victory in Spring 1975 that culminated in the complete liberation of south Vietnam and national unification.

Mr Dam wished Mr Giap good health and longevity to set a shining example for future Vietnamese generations to follow.

General Giap thanked the VFF as well as the army and people throughout the country for their deep sentiments towards him and wished that the VFF would further enhance its role in the cause of national unity, national construction and defence.

Source: VOV

Source: QDND