Party chief welcomes New Year with Hanoi’s residents

14:07 | 17/02/2018 Events

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong visited and extended Lunar New Year (Tet) greetings to Hanoi’s Party Committee, authorities and people on the night of February 15 (the last day of the last lunar month).

General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong extends Tet greetings to Hanoi's Party Committee, authorities and people

Talking to the city leaders, the Party chief praised the city for the achievements it has made over the past year, wishing that Hanoi will further develop and reap even greater attainments, deserving a capital of multi-thousand-year civilization, a heroic city and the heart of the nation.

On the occasion of the Lunar New Year, he also wished all Hanoi residents and their families a new year of good health, happiness and prosperity.

Later, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and leaders of Hanoi offered incense at the Statue of King Ly Thai To in order to pay tribute to the King, other national ancestors and martyrs who made every effort to construct and defend the nation.

The Party chief also offered incense at Ngoc Son Temple and walked around Hoan Kiem Lake to share New Year joys with people of all strata in the capital city. He extended the best wishes to workers of the Hanoi Green Tree and Park Company, older people and children who were present there to welcome the New Year.