The home province of the legendary General Vo Nguyen Giap has approved a resolution to name a new street in Dong Hoi city after him.

The resolution was adopted at a meeting of the Quang Binh provincial People’s Council on December 12.

The new street, seven kilometres long and 60 metres wide, runs along the coast and is the widest roadway in Dong Hoi city to date. In the future, the it will connect the two districts of Quang Ninh and Le Thuy - the General’s hometown.

According to Director of the Quang Binh provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Luong Van Luyen, with its good location and modern infrastructure, Vo Nguyen Giap Street will be the most beautiful roadway in Dong Hoi city.

General Vo Nguyen Giap passed away on October 4 at the age of 103. A two-day National Funeral for the General was held nationwide on October 12-13. He was buried in his home province of Quang Binh on October 13.-VNA