First Vice President of Myanmar U Myint Swe write in the funeral book (Photo: VNA)
 
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnamese embassies across Asia held tribute-paying services for President Tran Dai Quang and opened funeral books on September 26-27.

At the Vietnamese embassy in Myanmar, First Vice President of Myanmar U Myint Swe wrote that President Quang will be always remembered for his dedication to the development of Vietnam and the ASEAN Community.

The Ambassadors of Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, the Republic of Korea, Canada, Serbia, Timor Leste, Pakistan, Canada, and representatives from the embassies of the US, Russia, France, Thailand, India, Brazil, Sri Lanka, Qatar, Brunei, Kuwait, Poland, and Czech Republic also paid homage to the Vietnamese leader.
 
People pay tribute to President Tran Dai Quang at the Vietnamese Embassy in the RoK (Photo: VNA)

At the Vietnamese Embassy in the Republic of Korea, Lao Ambassador Khamsouay Keodalavong expressed his profound condolences to the Vietnamese embassy in the RoK, the Vietnamese Party, Government, and people, as well as the family of President Quang. He lauded the President as a great revolutionist and leader of the two countries.

The same day in Beijing, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress Li Zhanshu led a delegation from the Chinese parliament to lay a wreath and offer incense in tribute to President Tran Dai Quang.

State Councilor and Defence Minister Wei Fenghe and Chief Justice and President of the Supreme People’s Court of China Zhou Qiang, one of the foreign guests hosted by the President during his final working days, were also present.

In the funeral book, Chinese Party and State leaders spoke highly of the President’s contributions to national development and bilateral traditional friendship.

On September 26-27, over 70 delegations from the Chinese Party, National Assembly, and Government, as well as diplomatic corps and international organisations in China came to the Vietnamese embassy to write in the funeral book and extend sympathies to the Vietnamese Party, Government, and people.

Similar ceremonies were also held in Cambodia, Mexico, Poland, Mongolia, and Sri Lanka. –VNA