The groundbreaking ceremony to upgrade the memorial for comrade Vo Chi Cong.
Politburo member, Head of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) Commission for Communication and Education Dinh The Huynh attended the symposium, which was organised by the Ho Chi Minh National Politics and Administration Academy, the CPVCC Commission for Communication and Education and the Quang Nam provincial Party Committee.
Addressing the event, CPVCC member and Secretary of the Quang Nam provincial Party Committee Nguyen Duc Hai noted the great contributions made by the late State Council President, who was also a Politburo member, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the National Defence Council. Vo Chi Cong was a talented leader of the Vietnamese revolution, a resilient revolutionary soldier and an outstanding student of President Ho Chi Minh.
Speeches at the symposium focused on the important decisions made by comrade Vo Chi Cong as a Party and State leader that contributed to the success of country’s revolutionary strategies as well as the ideological front, making him a shining example of revolutionary virtues and ethics.
In his speech, Politburo member Huynh reviewed comrade Vo Chi Cong’s glorious 80-year revolutionary career as well as his great contributions to Vietnam’s struggle during its two resistance wars for national salvation and during its process of renewal and national development. Comrade Vo Chi Cong devoted his entire life to the national revolutionary cause for independence, freedom and happiness, added Politburo member Huynh.
* A groundbreaking ceremony to upgrade the memorial for comrade Vo Chi Cong was held the same day in Tam Xuan 1 commune, Nui Thanh district, Quang Nam province in the presence of Politburo member Dinh The Huynh and local authorities and residents.
The memorial covering more than 24,000 square metres was recognised by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as a national historic site on July 18, 2012.
Upgrading the memorial aims to pay tribute to comrade Vo Chi Cong and help younger generations learn more about their nation’s history as well the revolutionary traditions of previous generations.