President Nguyen Minh Triet and Party Central Committee Secretariat standing member Truong Tan Sang joined leaders and people of HCM City in celebrating the traditional Tet festival on Feb. 3, the first day of the Lunar New Year.

Triet and Sang congratulated the Party committee and people of HCM City on their socio-economic achievements in the past year, particularly as the city is the country’s largest economic centre.

They said they believed HCM City will live up to its reputation of strong vitality, dynamism and creativity and lead the nation in the industrialisation cause, and they wished HCM City even greater achievements in the New Year./.