Special notice on President Tran Dai Quang’s funeral

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NDO - The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, the National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the Central Committee of the Vietnamese Fatherland Front are deeply grieved to inform the passing of President Tran Dai Quang.

Comrade Tran Dai Quang was born on October 12, 1956 in Quang Thien commune, Kim Son district, Ninh Binh province; and resided at number 8 Nguy Nhu Kon Tum street, Nhan Chinh ward, Thanh Xuan district, Hanoi.

He joined the Communist Party of Vietnam on July 26, 1980; was member of the Party Central Committee of the 10th, 11th and 12th tenures; Politburo member of the 11th and 12th tenures; State President (from April 2016 to present), Chairman of the Defence and Security Council; standing member of the Central Military Commission; standing member of the Central Public Security Party Committee; member of the National Assembly of the 13th and 14 tenures; Head of the Central Steering Committee on Judicial Reform.

After a period of falling ill and despite the enormous treatment efforts made by the Party, State, professors, doctors as well as the utmost care given by his family, he passed away at 10:05 on the morning of September 21, 2018 at the 108 Military Central Hospital, due to serious illness.

During his entire career, he made many contributions to the glorious revolutionary cause of the Party and the nation. He was awarded many noble medals and orders and the 30-year Party membership insignia.

His passing is a great loss to the Vietnamese Party, State and people.

In memory of comrade Tran Dai Quang, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, the National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the Central Committee of the Vietnamese Fatherland Front decide to hold a national funeral for comrade Tran Dai Quang.

CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF VIETNAM
NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
PRESIDENT OF THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
GOVERNMENT OF THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE VIETNAMESE FATHERLAND FRONT
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A SHORT BIOGRAPHY OF COMRADE TRAN DAI QUANG
Politburo member, President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Comrade Tran Dai Quang was born on October 12, 1956 in Quang Thien commune, Kim Son district, Ninh Binh province; and resided at No. 8 Nguy Nhu Kon Tum street, Nhan Chinh ward, Thanh Xuan district, Hanoi. He was admitted to the Communist Party of Vietnam on July 26, 1980.
July 1972 - October 1975: He was student of the People’s Police School; student of the Language and Culture School under the Ministry of Home Affairs (now Ministry of Public of Security).

October 1975 - June 1990: Officer, Deputy Head, Head of the Political Protection Department, Ministry of Home Affairs.

June 6 - September 1996: Deputy Secretary, Deputy Head of the Security Staff Department and later Deputy Head in charge of the Security Staff Department, General Department of Security.

September 1996 - October 2000: member of the standing board of the Party Committee of the General Department of Security, Secretary of the Party Committee and Head of the Security Staff Department.

October 2000 - April 2006: Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee, Deputy Head of the General Department of Security, Ministry of Public Security. Promoted to Major General and conferred the Associate Professor title in 2003.

April 2006 - January 2011: Standing member of the Central Public Security Party Committee, Deputy Minister of Public Security; promoted to Lieutenant General in April 2007 and conferred the Professor title in 2009. At the 10th National Party Congress, he was elected to the Party Central Committee.

January 2011 - July 2011: Standing member of the Central Public Security Party Committee, Deputy Minister of Public Security. At the 11th National Party Congress, he was elected to the Party Central Committee, elected by the Party Central Committee to the Politburo; member of the 13th National Assembly.

July 2011 - December 2012: Politburo member, Secretary of the Central Public Security Party Committee, Minister of Public Security. Promoted to Senior Lieutenant General in December 2011; Head of the Central Highlands Steering Committee.

December 2012 - April 2016: Politburo member, Secretary of the Central Public Security Party Committee, Minister of Public Security, promoted to full General in December 2012; Deputy Head of the Central Steering Committee on Corruption Prevention; Deputy Head of the Central Subcommittee on Internal Political Protection. At the 12th National Party Congress, he was re-elected to the Party Central Committee, elected to the Politburo by the Party Central Committee in January 2016. At the 11th plenary meeting of the 13th National Assembly in April 2016, he was elected President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. At the first plenary meeting of the 14th National Assembly in July 2016, he was re-elected President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

April 2016 - present: Politburo member, President, Chairman of the Defence and Security Council, Standing member of the Central Military Commission, Standing member of the Central Public Security Party Committee; member of the 14th National Assembly, Head of the Central Steering Committee on Judicial Reform.

He was member of the Party Central Committee of the 10th, 11th and 12th tenures, Politburo member of the 11th and 12th tenures; member of the National Assembly of the 13 and 14th tenures.

He was awarded many noble orders and medals and the 30-year Party membership insignia by the Party and State for his many contributions to the revolutionary cause of the Party and the nation.

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FUNERAL ORGANISING BOARD

1. General Secretary of the CPVCC Nguyen Phu Trong, Head of the Funeral Organising Board.
2. Politburo member and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
3. Politburo member and Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
4. Politburo member and permanent member of the CPVCC’s Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong.
5. Politburo member, Secretary of the CPVCC and Head of the CPVCC’s Organisation Commission Pham Minh Chinh.
6. Politburo member, Secretary of the CPVCC and Head of the CPVCC’s Commission for Communication and Education Vo Van Thuong.
7. Politburo member, Secretary of the CPVCC and Head of the CPVCC’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation Truong Thi Mai.
8. Politburo member, Secretary of the CPVCC and Head of the CPVCC’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh.
9. Politburo member and Standing Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong.
10. Politburo member and Standing Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh.
11. Politburo member, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh.
12. Politburo member and Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.
13. Politburo member, Minister of Defence, General Ngo Xuan Lich.
14. Politburo member, Minister of Public Security, Senior Lieutenant General To Lam.
15. Politburo member and Secretary of Hanoi Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai.
16. Politburo member and Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.
17. Member of the CPVCC, Acting President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh.
18. Secretary of the CPVCC and President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Tran Thanh Man.
19. Secretary of the CPVCC and Director of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA)’s General Department of Politics Sen. Lieut. Gen. Luong Cuong.
20. Secretary of the CPVCC and Head of the CPVCC Office Nguyen Van Nen.
21. Secretary of the CPVCC, Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh.
22. Secretary of the CPVCC, Head of the CPVCC’s Commission for Internal Affairs Phan Dinh Trac.
23. Secretary of the CPVCC, Director of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics, and Chairman of the Central Theoretical Council Nguyen Xuan Thang.
24. Secretary of the CPVCC and Head of the CPVCC’s Commission for Inspection Tran Cam Tu.
25. Member of the CPVCC and Head of the CPVCC’s Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan.
26. Member of the CPVCC and Prosecutor General of the Supreme People’s Procuracy Le Minh Tri.
27. Member of the CPVCC, Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung.
28. Member of the CPVCC and Chairman of the Presidential Office Dao Viet Trung.
29. Member of the CPVCC, Secretary-General of the National Assembly, and Chairman of the NA Office Nguyen Hanh Phuc.
30. Member of the CPVCC and Minister of Home Affairs Le Vinh Tan.
31. Member of the CPVCC and Minister of Justice Le Thanh Long.
32. Member of the CPVCC and President of the Vietnam Confederation of Labour Bui Van Cuong.
33. Member of the CPVCC and President of the Vietnam Farmers’ Association Thao Xuan Sung.
34. Member of the CPVCC and Chairwoman of the Vietnam Women’s Union Nguyen Thi Thu Ha.
35. Member of the CPVCC and Secretary of the Party Committee of Ninh Binh province Nguyen Thi Thanh.
36. Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Duoc, President of the Vietnam Veterans’ Association.
37. Alternative Member of the CPVCC and First Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee Le Quoc Phong.

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ANNOUNCEMENT

On the respect-paying, memorial and burial ceremonies for Comrade Tran Dai Quang

The funeral of Comrade Tran Dai Quang will be organised in the national mourning etiquette.

He will be laid in state at the National Funeral Hall, No. 5 Tran Thanh Tong street, Hanoi.

The respect-paying ceremony will start at 7:00 am on September 26 at the National Funeral Hall, No. 5 Tran Thanh Tong street, Hanoi.

The memorial service will be held at 7:30 am on September 27 at the National Funeral Hall, No. 5 Tran Thanh Tong street, Hanoi. The burial ceremony will take place from 3:30 pm on the same day in the President's native land in Quang Thien commune, Kim Son district, Ninh Binh province.

At the same time, at the Thong Nhat Hall in Ho Chi Minh City and the Hall of the People’s Committee of Kim Son district, Ninh Binh province, the respect-paying and memorial ceremonies for Comrade Tran Dai Quang will also be held.

The Vietnam Television and the Voice of Vietnam will broadcast live the ceremonies in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Kim Son district, Ninh Binh province.

During the two days of national mourning on September 26-27, national flags will be flown at half-mast at government offices and public places, and recreational and entertainment activities will be suspended.

FUNERAL ORGANISING BOARD