Thanks wasextended to fellow countrymen, comrades, overseas Vietnamese,revolutionary veterans, intellectuals, scholars, religious dignitaries,agencies, organisations, localities, and armed forces and the Quang Binhprovince Party Committee and locals, diplomatic corps, andinternational organisations and friends for sending messages ofcondolences and wreaths and attending respect-paying, memorial andburial services for General Giap.
General Giap -former Politburo member, Secretary of the Central Military Commission,Standing Deputy Prime Minister, Defence Minister, Commander-in-Chief ofthe Vietnam People’s Army, passed away on October 4 in Hanoi at theage of 103.
His funeral was organised betweenOctober 11 and 13. The national flag was blown at half-mast andentertainment events were cancelled.
He was laid to rest in Vung Chua – Dao Yen area in his native province of Quang Binh on October 13.-VNA
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