The Hanoi delegation laid wreaths at Vladimir Ilyich Lenin’s statue in Lenin Park. (Source: hanoimoi.com.vn

Hanoi (VNA) - A delegation of the Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, and Fatherland Front Committee of Hanoi on April 22 laid wreaths at Vladimir Ilyich Lenin’s statue in Lenin Park, on the occasion of his 148th birthday (April 22, 1870).
 
The delegation was led by Politburo member Hoang Trung Hai, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee.

Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung and Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Council Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc also joined the delegation.

This is an annual activity of Hanoi officials to commemorate Lenin, one of the most eminent political figures and revolutionary thinkers of the 20th century.

Lenin masterminded the Bolshevik take-over of power in Russia in 1917. He was the architect and first leader of the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR).

He was also a great teacher of workers worldwide.-VNA