Vietnamese delegations commemorate Cuban leader Fidel Castro

Many delegations of the Vietnamese agencies and localities on Monday paid tribute to Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro Ruz at the Cuban Embassy in Hanoi and the Cuban Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City. Among those who paid homage to Fidel Castro was National Assembly Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien.

Representatives from the Party Central Committee's Commission for Education and Information, the Central Committee of the Vietnam Red Cross Society and the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association, along with Cuban students in Hanoi also commemorated the Cuban leader.

A delegation of the Hanoi Party Committee, People's Council, People's Committee and Fatherland Front Committee led by Hoang Trung Hai, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee, visited the embassy on this occasion. He wrote in the condolence book that Fidel Castro's death is a huge loss to the Cuban Party, State, Government and people, and his family. Hanoi will exert every effort to deepen the relations between Vietnam and Cuba, as well as between Hanoi and Havana, thus serving the revolutionary cause in each nation, he wrote.

In Ho Chi Minh City, Dinh La Thang, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee, paid homage to Fidel Castro at the Cuban Consulate General.

The Cuban Consulate General's condolence book commemorating Fidel Castro will remain open through December 4.

Source: VOV5