Two Bac Giang streets named after VNA leaders

VNA and provincial Individuals’s Committee leaders attended the title plate attaching ceremony of Tran Kim Xuyen and Dao Tung streets, made in recognition of their substantial contributions to the nation’s revolutionary press.

Tran Kim Xuyen avenue, positioned in Tan
Tien commune, is 0.56km lengthy and seven.5m large and has two 4.5m-wide pavements. In the meantime,
Dao Tung avenue in Tan My commune is 1.18km lengthy and 12m large and has two
6m-wide pavements.

Xuyen (1921 – 1947) was born
in Son My commune of Huong Son district, the central province of Ha Tinh. In August
1945, he was appointed head of the Workplace of the then Ministry of Communications
and Deputy Director of the then Vietnam Data Division accountable for the
VNA. On January 6, 1946, he was elected a deputy of the first-tenure Nationwide
Meeting for the world of Bac Giang. He laid down his life in Ngoc Son commune
of Chuong My district, Ha Tay province (now Hanoi), on March 3, 1947, whereas
evacuating paperwork. Xuyen was the primary Vietnamese journalist and in addition the
first VNA member to fall down throughout the resistance conflict towards the French colonialists.

The hometown of Dao Tung (1925 – 1990), actual title Do Trung Thanh, was the fomer
Phu Lang Thuong (Lang Thuong district) of Bac Giang province. He served as Editor-in-chief
of the VNA from Might 1966, after which Normal Director and Editor-in-chief of the
VNA from 1977 till his demise. He additionally used to function Vice President of the Worldwide
Organisation of Journalists, member of the Vietnam Fatherland Entrance Central
Committee, Vice Chairman of the Nationwide Meeting’s Committee for Exterior Relations,
and Vice Chairman of the Vietnam – Cambodia Friendship Affiliation. He was
granted the second-class Independence Order, the first-class Resistance Warfare
Order, and plenty of different noble rewards by the Occasion and State in recognition of
his dedications.

In her remarks, VNA Normal Director
Vu Viet Trang stated the ceremony demonstrated the gratitude from the Occasion, the State,
the native admininistration and folks, and the VNA to Tran Kim Xuyen and Dao
Tung, who have been typical examples of the journalists – soliders making huge
contributions to the combat for nationwide liberation and Vietnam’s revolutionary

That the streets have been named after
them additionally confirmed the popularity of the VNA’s contributions, she stated, noting
that in resistance wars, its reporters and technicians have been current throughout
battlefields and surmount all hardships to satisfy their duties.

Practically 260 reporters and technicians
of the VNA laid down their lives for the Fatherland, the official
went on.

With 2,100 employees members, together with
over 1,200 reporters and editors nationwide and around the globe, the VNA is
upholding its traditions, unceasingly making reforms and innovation, and
making use of fashionable know-how to keep up its stature because the strategic and
reliable data centre of the Occasion, State and folks and transfer forwards
on the trail to turn into the important thing multimedia information company of the nation, in accordance
to the Normal Director.

Thus far, seven streets throughout Vietnam
have been named after VNA journalists. They embody three named after Tran Kim
Xuyen – in Cau Giay district of Hanoi, Pho Chau township of Ha Tinh province,
and Bac Giang metropolis of Bac Giang province. The others are Bui Dinh Tuy in Ho Chi
Minh Metropolis, Lam Hong Lengthy in central Binh Thuan province, Tran Binh Khuol in
southern Bac Lieu province, and Dao Tung in Bac Giang./.

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