A delegation of Hanoi’s authorities paid tribute to the country’s ancestors at Kinh Thien Palace in the Thang Long Imperial Citadel, King Ly Thai To statue, Ngoc Son Temple and King Le Thai To statue on the occasion of 1010th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi on October 10.
Leaders of Hanoi have expressed their determination and commitment in further developing the city towards modernization and sustainability.
Ahead of Hanoi’s 17th Party Congress for the 2020 – 2025 term, the delegation visited the President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and paid tribute to fallen soldiers at the Monument to Heroic Martyrs in Bac Son Street.
At the Thang Long Imperial Citadel, the delegation led by Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue offered incense to Ly Cong Uan, the first king of the Ly dynasty, who made a historic decision of moving the capital of the country to Thang Long in 1010.
The visit demonstrated the city’s gratitude for the ancestors and the determination to preserve the cultural value of Vietnam and Thang Long – Hanoi, as well as promote the historical significance of the Thang Long Imperial Citadel.
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