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HCM City (VNA) – A get-together of former revolutionists operating in the Sai Gon-Cho Lon-Gia Dinh region was organised on February 20 in Cu Chi district of Ho Chi Minh City.

The event was attended by politburo members: Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh; Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education Vo Van Thuong; and Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.

It also saw the presence of former President Nguyen Minh Triet, former Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Le Thanh Hai, senior revolutionaries, Vietnamese heroic mothers and local people.

Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Council Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam reviewed the tradition of the Sai Gon-Cho Lon-Gia Dinh revolution.

Under the leadership of the Party, the army and people defeated the enemies, contributing to the final Victory in 1975, liberating the south and unifying the country, she said.

She expressed her gratitude to the sacrifice of heroic martyrs and mothers as well as senior revolutionists, affirming that the city will continue promoting the revolutionary tradition.

Earlier, leaders of the Party, State, Ho Chi Minh City and the Military Region 7 paid tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh and martyrs at Ben Duoc Martyrs’ and Gia Dinh Temples and planted trees at the Sai Gon - Cho Lon - Gia Dinh Revolution Memorial Complex.-VNA