State funeral to be held for former Commander of legendary HCM trail

A state funeral will be held for General Nguyen who was also a member of the Party Politburo, a Vice President of the Council of Ministers, and a 4-tenure National Assembly deputy.

Born in 1923 as Nguyen Huu Vu in the central province of Quang Binh, Mr. Nguyen joined the revolution at 15 and became a member of the Communist Party of Vietnam a year later.

A ceremony paying respects to Mr. Nguyen will take place from 7:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m on Wednesday at the national funeral house in Hanoi and the burial service will be held at 5 p.m the same day.

Source: VOV5