Prime Minister pays incense tribute to late Government, State leaders
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh offered incense to commemorate late Government and State leaders in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) 2018.
The PM paid tribute to lawyer Nguyen Huu Tho who was Acting President of Vietnam, Chairman of the National Assembly, and Vice President of the State Council. Prime Minister Phuc also offered incense in tribute to Vo Chi Cong, late President of the State Council, Vice Chairman of the Council of Ministers, and advisor to the Party Central Committee.
The same day, PM Phuc accompanied by Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh offered incense to commemorate late Chairman of the Council of Ministers Pham Hung � who devoted his life to the Party's revolutionary cause.
Visiting the family of late Prime Minister Vo Van Kiet, Mr. Phuc recalled the late PM's contributions during 1988 - 1997 when the country began implementing the open-door policy to integrate into the region and the world.
PM Phuc stressed that with his strategic vision, Vo Van Kiet put forth important policies for sustainable development in the Mekong Delta � which the current Government is pursuing � to turn the delta into a well-off region and adaptive to climate change.