Vietnamese and Algerian victims of 1974 airplane crash remembered in Hanoi | Society

Vietnamese and Algerian victims of 1974 plane crash remembered in Hanoi hinh anh 1At a ceremony inaugurating the upgraded memorial website for the Vietnamese and Algerian victims of the airplane crash on March 8, 1974. (Picture: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministry of Overseas Affairs and the Algerian Embassy on March 8 co-organised a ceremony to commemorate Vietnamese and Algerian officers and journalists who perished in a airplane crash 5 many years in the past. 


On the event, the upgraded memorial website for the victims in Soc Son district, Hanoi was inaugurated.

In her remarks, Deputy Minister of Overseas Affairs Le Thi Thu Hold recalled that 15 Algerian journalists and technicians, two diplomats, six navy officers and flight crew members, and 9 Vietnamese journalists misplaced their lives within the accident whereas accompanying the then Algerian President Houari Boumediene on his official go to to Vietnam.

In remembrance of the fallen officers and journalists from each international locations, the memorial website in Soc Son’s Mai Dinh commune was inbuilt 2000, with its improve not too long ago accomplished.

The location has develop into a landmark the place Vietnamese and Algerians come collectively yearly to commemorate the numerous contributions of the earlier generations, fostering the time-honoured conventional friendship between Vietnam and Algeria, the diplomat stated.

Expressing his gratitude to the ministry, native authorities, and the Vietnam Oil and Gasoline Group for his or her efforts in renovating the memorial website, Redha Oucher, a cost d’affaires on the embassy, harassed that the place is taken into account a powerful bridge within the historical past of the Vietnam-Algeria conventional relationship, evoking the friendship shared between the edges.

On the ceremony, delegates provided incense and paid tribute to the fallen officers and journalists./.


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