VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan
Phuc on Saturday in Ha Noi offered incense at a ceremony to celebrate the 230th
Dong Da victory against the Qing invaders.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc offers incense at the ceremony to mark the 230th
anniversary of Dong Da victory against the Qing invaders. Photo: VGP
In his address,
Nguyen Duc Chung, Chairman of the Ha Noi municipal People’s Committee recalled
the resounding victory by King Quang Trung 230 years ago in the then Thang Long
capital (now Ha Noi).
Since then, the 5th day
of the first lunar month has become the traditional day marking the historic
victory which has also gone down in Vietnamese history as an immortal and epic
struggle for national construction and defense.
Dong Da mound in Ha
Hoi’s inner district of the same name, where corpses of Qing invaders were
buried, stands as a symbol of the long-lasting tradition of patriotism of the
Vietnamese people, and the Prime Minister issued a decision on December 4, 2018,
recognizing it as a special national relic.
At the ceremony, PM
Phuc handed a certificate on this effect to representatives of the city and the