Ceremony marks Party General Secretary Nguyen Van Linh’s 100th birthday

by VTV401 July 2015 Last updated at 14:00 PM

General Secretary Trong delivered a speech at the ceremony. (Credit: VGP)
General Secretary Trong delivered a speech at the ceremony. (Credit: VGP)

VTV.vn - A ceremony to mark 100th anniversary of Party General Secretary Nguyen Van Linh was held this morning in his home of Hung Yen province.

The event drew the participation of many current and former party and state leaders.

The participants reviewed his revolutionary career, contributions to the revolution and national reform, and his talented leadership. In December 1986, Nguyen Van Linh was elected General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and he held the office until 1991.

He was a strong advocate of the Doi Moi (renovation) process of Vietnam and contributed greatly to the country’s anti-corruption campaign during 1987-1990.

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