Born and raised in Kim Son district, in the northern province of Ninh Binh, President Tran Dai Quang is an elite son of his hometown. Many people in Kim Son district, especially those who shared a childhood with him, have expressed their grief for the passing of the President.

Local people in Kim Son district, Ninh Binh province, the homeland of late President Quang, have closely followed the activities of the president. The passing of the president brought great shock and sorrow to them.

Truong Ngoc Quang was President Quang’s classmate. When growing up, one became a great leader of the nation, the other worked as a security guard. But whenever they met, the president always greeted him with kindness.

President Quang was buried in his home village in northern Ninh Binh province after a state funeral in Hanoi./.-VNA