Hamid mourns death of Vietnam president


DHAKA, Sept 22, 2018 (BSS) – President M Abdul Hamid today mourned the death of Nam Tran Dai Quang, President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Politburo member of the Communist Party of Vietnam.

In a condolence message, the President said, “It is an irreparable loss for the people and the government of Vietnam.” He conveyed profound sympathy to the bereaved family and the people of Vietnam.

Abdul Hamid said the people of Bangladesh will always remember Tran Dai Quang for his invaluable contributions in taking our bilateral relationship to a new height.

Recalling with gratitude his visit to Bangladesh in March this year, the President said this visit provided an opportunity to jointly chart the future course of our bilateral relations for the materialization of the common aspiration of our two peoples.

“He will remain forever in the heart of the people of Bangladesh,” President Hamid said.

He prayed for salvation of the departed soul of Nam Tran Dai Quang. The Vietnamese President died yesterday at the age of 61 after a prolonged illness.