Party leader commemorates late General Nguyen Chi Thanh hinh anh 1Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong visits Commemoration House for General Nguyen Chi Thanh (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA)Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on July 6 offered incense to late General Nguyen Chi Thanh, a man who was closely attached to Vietnam’s victories during struggle against France and the first years of war against the US.

Visiting the Commemoration House for General Nguyen Chi Thanh on his 50th death anniversary, the Party leader viewed images, documents and items related to the life and career of the General, a great revolutionary and excellent student of President Ho Chi Minh.

General Nguyen Chi Thanh was born on January 1, 1914 in Quang Dien district, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue.

He joined the Communist Party of Indochina when he was 20. He held many important position in the Party, State and army, including the Chairman of the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People’s Army and head of the Party Central Committee’s Agriculture Commission.

His service significantly contributed to the growth of the Vietnam People’s Army, as well as the development of agriculture and other sectors.

During his 30 year-plus revolutionary career, he was a model of fighting selfishness, corruption and wastefulness, as well as a pioneer in following President Ho Chi Minh’s moral example.-VNA