Party General Secretary wishes General Giap happy birthday

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on August 24 visited General Vo Nguyen Giap on the occasion of his 102nd birthday (August 25, 1911-2013).

General Vo Nguyen Giap. Photo: talkvietnam.com

General Vo Nguyen Giap. Photo: talkvietnam.com

The Vietnamese leader gave his best regards to General Giap, the first commander-in-chief of the Vietnamese People’s Army, and an excellent student of President Ho Chi Minh.

On this occasion, the Party leader praised doctors and medical staff at the Central Military Hospital 108 in Hanoi for taking good care of the General, hoping that they will continue caring for his health.

The same day, Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh and Secretary of the Hanoi Municipal Party Committee Pham Quang Nghi also visited General Giap.

* A National Assembly delegation on August 23 visited General Vo Nguyen Giap on the occasion of his 102nd birthday (August 25) at Central Military Hospital 108 in Hanoi.

Led by NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung, the delegation included NA Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu and Head of the NA Office Nguyen Hanh Phuc.

General Giap is an excellent student of late President Ho Chi Minh and an outstanding leader of the Vietnamese People’s Army.

Chairman Hung gave his best regards to the General, informing him of the NA’s renewal achievements and recent public poll on the draft amendments to the 1992 Constitution.

The Chairman requested the hospital’s doctors and medical staff to continue caring for the General in order to improve his health so that he can contribute his intellect to the country’s development in the new context.

General Giap showed pleasure at welcoming the delegation on his birthday, believing that the National Assembly together with the Government and people will endeavour to achieve new socio-economic development successes.

Source: VNA

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