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20/09/2020 - 14:06

Former State President - Truong Tan Sang attends the inauguration ceremony of 88th Regiment Martyrs Memorial Temple

On September 19, Tan Hung district of Long An province solemnly held the inauguration of the 88th Regiment Martyrs Memorial Temple in Vinh Dai commune.

The ribbon is cut to inaugurate the memorial temple for martyrs of the 88th Regiment in Vinh Dai commune, Tan Hung district

The ribbon is cut to inaugurate the memorial temple for martyrs of the 88th Regiment in Vinh Dai commune, Tan Hung district

Former Politburo member, Former State President - Truong Tan Sang; Vice Chairman of Long An People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa; leaders of some provincial departments, sectors and branches; 88th Regiment Liaison Board; leaders of Tan Hung district, Vinh Hung district and Kien Tuong town and donors attended the event.

The Historical relic of the memorial area for martyrs of the 88th Regiment is located in Vinh An hamlet, Vinh Dai commune, Tan Hung district, ranked by the Long An People's Committee as a provincial cultural-historical relic in 2018. Here, from February 6 to February 7, 1970 the heroic combat and sacrifices of more than 300 officers and soldiers were marked of 7th Battalion, 88th Regiment in the anti-raid battle at Channel Ngang and Channel 62.

From 1982 up to now, the local government and relatives of martyrs have searched and recovered 83 remains; there are about 200 remains that have not been found due to being buried for a long time, the burial place cannot be determined; on the other hand, about 30 to 40 remains lying below the pond of the Channel 62 that were not buried, have been decomposed after a long time.

Souvenir trees are planted at the Memorial

Souvenir trees are planted at the Memorial

To mark historical events, commemorate the merits, the loss and sacrifice of blood and blood of martyrs, contribute to traditional education for today's and future generations, a memorial temple was built in Historical relic area Martyrs Memorial Area, 88th Regiment.

The work was built on a total area of 5,000 square meters, donated by the family of Mr. Le Hoang Tu in Thanh Hung commune, Kien Tuong town, with a total budget of nearly 6.6 billion VND from the mobilization of socialization and the district budget. In which, the socialized capital funded by the former President - Truong Tan Sang mobilized the sponsors of nearly 3.5 billion VND.

Construction works include main temple, bell house, guard house, total cost is nearly 6.6 billion VND

Construction works include main temple, bell house, guard house, total cost is nearly 6.6 billion VND

After more than 1 year of construction, up to now, the main items of the work have been completed including the main temple area, the bell house, and the guard house. The completed project shows the enthusiasm, affection and responsibility of district leaders, the aspirations of martyrs' relatives and all citizens, including the money and effort contributions of many organizations and enterprises, individuals inside and outside the district.

The collectives and individuals are commended for their contributions to the implementation of social work in Tan Hung district

The collectives and individuals are commended for their contributions to the implementation of social work in Tan Hung district

In recognition of those respectful contributions, at the inauguration ceremony, the Long An People's Committee awarded certificates of merit to 2 collectives and 11 individuals who are businesses, sponsors who actively contribute funding to the implementation of the public. social cooperation in Tan Hung district 2020./.

By Van Dat – Translated by Duc Tam

Source: http://baolongan.vn/nguyen-chu-tich-nuoc-truong-tan-sang-du-le-khanh-thanh-den-tuong-niem-liet-si-trung-doan-88-a102689.html

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