PHOTO: Hanoi joins national requiem for Covid-19 deaths
The mass requiem was held in several localities that are most affected by Covid-19 like Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Long An, Danang, and Hanoi.
Hanoi’s leaders, residents, and representatives of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) in the city took part in the national memorial service held on Friday evening [Nov 19] in remembrance of those that have lost their lives to Covid-19 in Vietnam.
| Chief of the Hanoi Party’s Committee Dinh Tien Dung and Bui Thi Minh Hoai, Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Communication and Education at the requiem. Photos: Thanh Hai, Duy Linh/ The Hanoi Times|
| Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Chu Ngoc Anh (1st left) and Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long (2nd left) at the event.|
| Requiem held at Thong Nhat Park, Hanoi.|
| People join the remembrance.|
| Residents laid flowers to remember the deceased.|
| More than 5,000 monasteries in Hanoi hold the requiem.|
| All monasteries ring the bells at 8:30 on November 19. |
| Requiem was held at Quan Su Pagoda, the VBS headquarters in Hanoi.|
| Candles feature the number of people who lost their lives in the Covid-19 pandemic in Vietnam: 23,476|
| Moment of remembrance.|