|Welcoming ceremony for Party General Secretary Do Muoi in his visit to New Zealand in July 1995|
Many overseas Vietnamese, foreign ambassadors and representatives from delegations to the UN, international organisations in New York and local officials came to the mission’s headquarters to pay respect to the former Vietnamese Party chief.
Former General Secretary of the CPV Central Committee Do Muoi was born on February 2, 1917, in Dong My commune, Thanh Tri district, Hanoi. He passed away in Hanoi on October 1 at the age of 101 due to serious illness. He served as General Secretary of the CPV Central Committee from June 1991 to December 1997, and was presented with an insignia of 80-year Party membership.
Vietnam will hold a State funeral and two days of national mourning for him on October 6 and 7.