Secretary of the HCM City​ Party Committee Dinh La Thang offers incense ​in tribute to heroic martyrs. (Photo: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) - A delegation of leaders from HCM City led by Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Dinh La Thang on April 29 offered incense at the City Martyrs Cemetery and Lac Canh Cemetery on the occasion of the 41st anniversary of the Liberation of South Vietnam and National Reunification (April 30).

The delegation members observed a one-minute silence in memory of heroic martyrs who laid down for national independence and unification.

On the same day, Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung led a delegation to offer incense and laid flowers at the two cemeteries.

The delegation included representatives from the Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee and Fatherland Front chapter of Hanoi.

Also on April 29 morning, a delegation led by Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Secretary Tat Thanh Cang paid tribute martyrs at the martyrs cemeteries and the Ben Duoc-Cu Chi Martyrs Memorial Site in Cu Chi district.

In the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, a grand requiem for martyrs who lost their lives in the Central Highlands battles was held at the provincial Martyrs Cemetery on April 29.

Attending the event held by the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) and its Dak Lak chapter were representatives from the Central Highlands Steering Committee and over 4,000 Buddhist followers, veterans and local residents.

On the occasion, the VBS presented 150 gifts to relatives of martyrs and those who rendered services to the nation in the province.-VNA