PANO - Photographer, Senior Colonel Tran Hong, former reporter of the People’s Army Newspaper, took numerous photos of daily activities of former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu, a simple and friendly leader of Vietnam.

Recalling his photo book of the former Party chief entitled “Le Kha Phieu – Memory of time” released in 2017, photographer Tran Hong said that while making the photo book, he got a chance to talk with the former Party General Secretary. During these meetings, Hong could feel his simplicity and closeness even though he held many different positions in the army and the Party. 

The book, with nearly 300 photos, was published on the occasion of former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu’s 88th birthday. It has five parts highlighting the former Party chief’s great contributions to the nation; his engagement in the military, and national borders, seas and islands; his kind heart for people from all walks of life; his meetings with international friends; and his time with his family and native land.

PANO would like to introduce several photos of the activities of the former Party chief taken by photographer Tran Hong.

Translated by Mai Huong