HCM City officials commemorate war martyrs
(Source: http://plo.vn)

HCM City (VNA) – A delegation of representatives from the Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, Vietnam Fatherland Front and armed forces of Ho Chi Minh City paid tribute to war heroes and fallen soldiers at the city’s war martyr cemetery on February 9.

This is an annual activity of the city’s administration on the occasion of the traditional Lunar New Year festival to express gratitude to those who sacrificed their lives for national independence and freedom, and made contributions to national development.

The delegation, led by Politburo member and Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan, also offered incense and flowers at the city cemetery.

Similar commemoration ceremonies are taking place across the country as Tet is approaching, in line with the time-honoured tradition of worshipping ancestors and honouring those who made contributions to the nation.-VNA