Vietnam said goodbye to departed President Tran Dai Quang on Thursday, after a memorial service held in Hanoi. Vietnam’s Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong started the memorial service at the National Funeral Home in Hanoi by delivering an eulogy, reviewing all contributions Quang has made for the country. National Assembly chair Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and General Secretary Trong join hands to carry Quang’s coffin out of the funeral home at 5 Tran Thanh Tong Street. Leaders from Cambodia, Laos and South Korea and some 50,000 paied their respects to the late president on Wednesday. Lễ truy điệu Chủ tịch nước Trần Đại Quang Guards perform a ritual to prepare the hearse for the parade of Quang’s coffin around Hanoi. Quang’s flag-draped coffin will be carried around Hanoi before he is buried in his hometown in Kim Son District of Ninh Binh Province, two hours south of Hanoi, at 3:30 p.m. Thursday.