PM pays respect to late government leaders

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(VOVWORLD) - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh offered incense in tribute to late government leaders Pham Hung, Vo Van Kiet, and Phan Van Khai in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday, ahead of the Lunar New Year Festival, Tet, the biggest and longest festival of Vietnamese people in a year.
PM pays respect to late government leaders - ảnh 1Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh offers incense in tribute to late Chairman of the Council of Ministers (now PM) Pham Hung (1912 – 1988). (Photo: VGP/Nhat Bac)

PM Chinh expressed his gratitude for their significant contributions to the country’s cause of national construction and defense.

Mr. Pham Hung joined the youth movement at the age of 16 and two years later became one of the first members of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) in the South. Later, he served as a member of the Party Central Committee and the Politburo for several successive tenures. In June 1987, the National Assembly chose him as Chairman of the Council of Ministers.
PM pays respect to late government leaders - ảnh 2PM Pham Minh Chinh offers incense in memory of late PM Vo Van Kiet. (Photo: VGP/Nhat Bac)

Mr. Vo Van Kiet began revolutionary activities at the age of 16. He then served in many important positions in both the Party and Government. At the 6th National Party Congress, Mr. Kiet's ideas and proposals regarding promoting agricultural production and goods production were included into the meeting's document, contributing to formulating the Party's Doi Moi (renewal) policy, opening up a period of strong and stable development of the country.

PM pays respect to late government leaders - ảnh 3PM Chinh offers incense in tribute to late PM Phan Van Khai. (Photo: VGP/Nhat Bac)

Mr. Phan Van Khai joined the revolution in 1947 and the CPV in 1959. He was a member of the CPV Central Committee and Politburo member in many consecutive tenures and served as PM from 1997 to 2006. Throughout 70 years of revolutionary activities, he made great contributions to the revolutionary cause of the CPV and the nation.