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9/26/2018 8:04:10 AM

National funeral held for President Tran Dai Quang in Hanoi

A respect-paying ceremony was held for President Tran Dai Quang in Hanoi on September 26 morning.

He was laid in state at the National Funeral Hall, No. 5 Tran Thanh Tong Street, Hanoi.

The respect-paying ceremony started at 7am at the National Funeral Hall, No. 5 Tran Thanh Tong Street, Hanoi.

The respect-paying ceremony for President Tran Dai Quang starts at 7am on September 26 at the National Funeral Hall at No. 5, Tran Thanh Tong Street, Hanoi. (Photo: VNA)

Late President Tran Dai Quang's families and relatives. (Photo:VNA)

Acting President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh and former President Nguyen Minh Triet at the ceremony (Photo: VNA)

People pay respect to President Tran Dai Quang (Photo: VNA)

Incumbent and former leaders of the Party, State and representatives of central and local agencies pay their last respect to President Tran Dai Quang. (Photo: VNA)

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. (Photo: VNA)

The national flag flies at half-mast at the Presidential Palace (Photo: VNA)

The memorial service will be held at 7:30am on September 27 at the National Funeral Hall, No. 5 Tran Thanh Tong Street, Hanoi. The burial ceremony will take place from 3:30pm on the same day in the President's native land at the hamlet 13, Quang Thien commune, Kim Son district, Ninh Binh province.

At the same time, at the Thong Nhat Hall in Ho Chi Minh City and the Hall of the People’s Committee of Kim Son district, Ninh Binh province, the respect-paying and memorial ceremonies for Comrade Tran Dai Quang will also be held.

The Vietnam Television and Radio the Voice of Vietnam will broadcast live the ceremonies in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Kim Son district, Ninh Binh province.

During the two-day national mourning on September 26-27, national flags are being flown at half-mast at State offices and public places, and recreational and entertainment activities suspended./.

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