Leader commemorates predecessors on Tet, Party’s anniversary hinh anh 1Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong offers incense to late General Secretary Le Duan on February 2 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on February 2 offered incense to late General Secretaries Le Duan and Truong Chinh at their homes on the occasion of the coming traditional lunar New Year and the 89th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3).

The leader recalled the great contributions by his predecessors to the revolutionary cause of the Party and the nation, and expressed his profound gratitude to them for their devotions to the country’s independence and freedom as well as to the people’s happiness.

He also extended best regards to their family members and wished them good health, expressing expectation for their further contributions to the Motherland and the people.

Le Duan is described as an outstanding disciple of late President Ho Chi Minh and an exemplary communist combatant who left an invaluable legacy to Vietnam’s revolution, while Truong Chinh is credited for initiating the Doi moi (reform) policy which opened the country’s door to the world.-VNA