A delegation of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee and armed forces on April 29 laid wreaths at the city’s martyrs cemetery on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the Liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification Day (April 30) and the 134th May Day.
A delegation led by Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan laid wreaths and offered incense at the municipal martyrs’ cemetery in District 9 and the Ho Chi Minh City cemetery in Thu Duc district on July 27, on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the Vietnam Invalids and Martyrs Day.
A Centre for DNA Identification for Revolutionary Martyrs under the Institute of Biotechnology debuted in Hanoi on July 25, aiming to make it easier to find the remains of war martyrs.
The labour union of the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) on July 5 presented gifts to 10 overseas Vietnamese in Cambodia who are wounded soldiers, relatives of war martyrs, and people who rendered services to the homeland.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has proposed to have a new holiday break on the War Invalids and Martyrs Day on July 27.
VOV.VN - Tran Luu Quang, Deputy Secretary of HCM City’s municipal Party Committee, led the city’s delegation in paying homage to the country’s fallen soldiers at a cemetery for local martyrs on April 26, ahead of the 44th anniversary of the Liberation of South Vietnam.
Remains of 20 war martyrs were collected from two sites in the central province of Quang Tri within a month prior to April 22.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited the families of war martyrs Trinh Dinh Khoi and Dang Thuy Tram in Hanoi on July 26, as part of activities marking the 71st anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).
A web page containing information on martyrs and where they are buried will be launched on July 26.
The 20-year resistance war against America left nearly 850,000 Vietnamese soldiers dead and at least 300,000 of them may never be identified and returned to their living relatives.
Many localities and organisations across the country have offered support to the central province of Quang Tri to upgrade war martyrs’ cemeteries on the occasion of the Day of War Invalids and Martyrs (July 27).
A delegation of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, People’s Committee, People’s Council and Vietnam Fatherland Front paid tribute to fallen soldiers at the city’s War Martyrs Cemetery on April 28 on the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of the Liberation of the South and National Reunification and the 132nd May Day.
A delegation of representatives from the Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, Vietnam Fatherland Front and armed forces of Ho Chi Minh City paid tribute to war heroes and fallen soldiers at the city’s war martyr cemetery on February 9.
VOV.VN - The remains of 9 Vietnamese soldiers killed in Laos were received in Dien Bien province on January 12 before being buried with full military of honours.
A ceremony was held by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) in Hanoi on December 26 to present certificates honouring the service and contributions of 672 fallen soldiers to their family members.
A website providing a database on war martyrs and their graves will be launched on December 22, the 73rd founding day of the Vietnam People’s Army, a unit of the Ministry of Information and Communications announced on December 12.
Several new Government policies come into effect this month, including fines for incorrect weather forecasts, regulations on credit institutions and foreign bank branches, payments for those involved in searching for and collecting remains of war martyrs.
Supercomputers will be deployed to unify databases of different agencies managing information about war invalids and martyrs, significantly reducing time taken to locate documents or determine the identity of remains.
The remains of 98 voluntary soldiers who died in Cambodia while saving the neighbouring country from genocide have been found and repatriated, according to Col. Nguyen Thanh Binh from the southwestern Binh Phuoc Province’s Military Command.
A requiem for Vietnamese soldiers who laid down their lives for national independence was held at the Vi Xuyen war martyrs’ cemetery in the northernmost province of Ha Giang on August 26.