President Tran Dai Quang (right) and Indonesian President Joko Widodo in their meeting earlier this month. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The office of the Prime Minister of Thailand on September 22 issued a document to ask that flags be flown at half mast for three days, from September 24-26, at the offices of the administration throughout the country, in memory of President Tran Dai Quang.

The same day, Indonesian President Joko Widodo sent his condolences to the Government and people of Vietnam as well as the family of President Quang on his passing away. In a statement posted on an Instagram account, President Widodo said he was saddened at the news as he just met the deceased on September 11, and impressed by Quang’s devotion to the country and people of Vietnam.

Also on September 22, President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in expressed his condolences at Quang’s passing away. The RoK leader recalled their first meeting in Da Nang last November on the APEC meeting, and then during his visit to Vietnam in March.-VNA