Senior leaders pay tribute to fallen soldiers

(VOV) - A high-level Party and State delegation on July 25 laid a wreath and offered incense to commemorate fallen soldiers at the Monument to Heroic Martyrs on Bac Son street.

The ceremony was part of commemorative activities marking the 67th anniversary of Memorial Day for War Martyrs (July 27).

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The delegation also paid a floral tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum. Senior leaders included Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, State President Truong Tan Sang, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung, former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu, former NA Chairman Nguyen Van An and other politburo members.

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The same day, delegations from the Ministries of Defence, Public Security, Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, the Hanoi municipal People’s Council and People’s Committee, offered incense to commemorate the nation’s fallen soldiers and paid tribute to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.