President visits Tran Dai Nghia memorial site

(VOV) - President Truong Tan Sang has visited the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long to inspect the construction of a memorial site for professor Tran Dai Nghia, an excellent disciple of President Ho Chi Minh and a great scientist of Vietnam’s revolution.

Speaking at a meeting with Vinh Long leaders on February 16, President Sang conveyed the memorial site will have deep national significance, reflecting the moral code of “remembering the water source we drink” and educating future generations on the Vietnamese revolutionary traditions and Professor Nghia’s diligence, creativity and dedication to his country. 

president visits tran dai nghia memorial site hinh 0

He was the innovator of weapons during the resistance war against the French colonialists, opening a new path of development for Vietnam’s military and contributing to the victory of the Vietnamese revolution.

Earlier on February 15, President Sang attended a ceremony to officially unveil a memorial stele for Nguyen Sinh Sac, father of President Ho Chi Minh, in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap.

He also presented gifts to families, who have excelled in building new rural areas in Hoa An commune.