Senior leaders pay pre-Tet visits to veteran scientist, artist, dignitary

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Politburo member Vo Van Thuong presents Tet gifts to People’s Artist Dinh Bang Phi. (Photo: nguoilaodong)
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NDO - Politburo member, Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee and Head of the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for Communication and Education Vo Van Thuong visited Prof. Dr. Le Ngoc Tra, former Rector of the Institute of Education under the Ho Chi Minh City College of Education, and People’s Artist Dinh Bang Phi on January 2.

Politburo member Thuong extended his Tet wishes to Prof Le Ngoc Tra and discussed current education issues. He wished Tra and his family good health, joy and luck in the new year, and shared his hope that Tra would continue to contribute his talent and knowledge to the national education sector.

While visiting People’s Artist Dinh Bang Phi, Thuong acknowledged his considerable contributions to the ‘boi’ singing art. He said that traditional art forms boast great value, contributing to fostering the personality, culture and soul of the Vietnamese people.

Thus, the Party always attaches importance to promoting the role of traditional art genres.

The Party official wished artist Phi good health to continue to practice and transfer the traditional profession to the younger generations.

* Secretary of the Party Central Committee and President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Tran Thanh Man visited Chairman of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Council, Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon, in Ho Chi Minh City on January 2.

The VFF leader sent best Tet wishes to Buddhist monks and nuns in Ho Chi Minh City and nationwide on the occasion of Lunar New Year 2019.

*On the same day, a delegation from the High Command of Naval Region 5, Southern provinces and news agencies paid a pre-Tet visit to soldiers and people in An Son Island Commune in Nam Du Archipelago, Kien Hai district, Kien Giang province.