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Viet Nam & UN
10-09-2013, 06:18 am

The Permanent Mission of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam to the United Nations, with profound grief and sorrow, regrets to inform about the passing away of General Vo Nguyen Giap, on 4th October 2013, at the age of one hundred and three.

In his eighty years of distinguished service for the country, General Giap had been a Member of the Politburo and Secretary of the Central Military Committee of the Communist Party of Viet Nam, First Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Commander-in-Chief of the People’s Army of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.

A book of condolences will be opened at the Permanent Mission of Viet Nam to the United Nations at 866 United Nations Plaza, 4th Floor (Suite 435), New York, from 9.30 am – 5.30 pm on Friday, 11th, and from 10.00 am – 12.00 pm and 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm on Saturday 12th, and from 10.00 am - 16.00 pm on Sunday, October 13rd, 2013.


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