Addressing the ceremony, Trong, who also serves as Secretary of the Central Military Commission, congratulated the former leader on receiving the noble award of the Party.

Former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu (left) receives the 70-year Party membership badge.

“We always learn from Comrade Phieu’s profound, concrete and effective working methods and styles,” he said.

In his reply, the former leader said the badge serves as a reminder for him to continue performing the responsibility of a Party member for the revolutionary cause of the Party and the nation in the new period.

Source: VNA