The Vietnamese Embassy in Chile holds a respect-paying ceremony on May 3 and 4 for former President, General Le Duc Anh  (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnamese Embassy in Chile held a respect-paying ceremony in the Latin American country on May 3 and 4 for former President, General Le Duc Anh who passed away late last month.

The ceremony saw the presence of many local officials, representatives of political parties and Vietnam’s friends in the countries. Heads of many foreign diplomatic offices in Chile were also on hand.

They expressed their deep condolences to Vietnam over the passing of the former President.

Meanwhile, representing the Tanzanian government, Minister for Constitutional and Legal Affairs Palamagamba Kabudi on May 4 came to the Vietnamese Embassy in the African country to pay his last respect to the deceased.

Writing in the condolences book, the minister highlighted that former President Anh had greatly contributed to the strengthening of the bilateral relations.

Representatives of many foreign embassies in Tanzania also came to pay respect to former President Le Duc Anh.-VNA