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PRESS RELEASE : WORKING VISIT OF YAB DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER TO VIET NAM TO PAY LAST RESPECT TO THE LATE PRESIDENT TRAN DAI QUANG

WORKING VISIT OF YAB DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER TO VIET NAM TO PAY LAST RESPECT TO THE LATE PRESIDENT TRAN DAI QUANG

 

On behalf of the Government of Malaysia, the Deputy Prime Minister, YAB Dato' Seri Dr Wan Azizah binti Wan Ismail will be travelling to Viet Nam on 26 September 2018 to pay her last respect to the late President Tran Dai Quang. The ceremony will be held at the National Funeral Hall, Hanoi.

 

Subsequently, the state funeral will take place from 3.30 p.m. on 27 September 2018 at Kim Son district cemetery, Ninh Binh province, the birthplace of President Quang. President Quang passed away on 21 September 2018 at the age of 61.

 

Both YAB Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad as well as YB Foreign Minister Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah, in their condolence messages,  expressed their sadness on the demise of President Quang and paid tribute to the contribution of the late President in enhancing the bilateral relations between Malaysia and Viet Nam. 

 

Meanwhile, the Deputy Foreign Minister, YB Senator Dato’ Marzuki Yahya will be signing the Condolence Book at the Embassy of Viet Nam in Kuala Lumpur on 26 September 2018.

 

 

PUTRAJAYA

26 September 2018