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General Phan Van Giang leading the delegation of the Central Military Commission and the Ministry of National Defense paying tribute to Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Thanh Cung 

The delegation of the Central Military Commission and the Ministry of National Defense led by General Phan Van Giang, Politburo member, Deputy Secretary of the Standing Committee of the Central Military Commission, and Defense Minister, paid tribute to Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Thanh Cung.

The delegation of the Secretariat of the Party Central Committee and the Ho Chi Minh municipal Party Committee, People's Council, People's Committee, Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee led by comrade Nguyen Van Nen, Politburo member, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh municipal Party Committee; the delegation of the Central Public Security Party Committee and the Ministry of Public Security led by General To Lam, Politburo member, Secretary of the Central Public Security Party Committee, Minister of Public Security; the delegation of the General Department of Political Affairs led by Lieutenant General Trinh Van Quyet, member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Chief of the General Department of Political Affairs; the delegation of the General Staff of the Vietnam People's Army led by Major General Pham Truong Son, Deputy Chief of the General Staff, paid homage to the late General.

Leaders and former leaders of the Party, State, and military; representatives of agencies, units, military academies and schools under the Ministry of National Defense; Party Committees and authorities of localities also bid last farewell to the former Deputy Defense Minister.

After paying respect to Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Thanh Cung, delegations’ representatives wrote in the condolence book, expressing their sorrow for the passing of comrade Nguyen Thanh Cung. General Phan Van Giang wrote in the book that during more than half a century-revolutionary career, in any positions, he always upheld the virtue of a Communist Party member, wholeheartedly serving the Fatherland and the people, successfully completing all tasks assigned by the Party, State, military, and people.

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The delegation of the General Department of Political Affairs led by Lieutenant General Trinh Van Quyet paying respect to Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Thanh Cung

Comrade Nguyen Thanh Cung was an exemplary, ingenious, brave, decisive cadre with contribution to the cause of building and combat of the military, the struggle for national liberation, and Fatherland construction and defense.

After the respect paying ceremony, a memorial and burial service for Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Thanh Cung was held at Ho Chi Minh City Cemetery

Translated by Chung Anh