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​​Thousands say farewell to late Vietnamese premier Phan Van Khai

Thursday, March 22, 2018, 02:37 GMT+7
The coffin of late Prime Minister Phan Van Khai is brought out of the mail hall of the Reunification Palace in Ho Chi Minh City on March 22, 2018. Photo: Tuoi Tre
The coffin of late Prime Minister Phan Van Khai is brought out of the mail hall of the Reunification Palace in Ho Chi Minh City on March 22, 2018. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong reads the eulogy at the celebration of life of late PM Phan Van Khai.
Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong reads the eulogy at the celebration of life of late PM Phan Van Khai.
Vietnamese leaders attend the celebration of life.
Vietnamese leaders attend the celebration of life.
The body of PM Phan Van Khai is taken out of the Reunification Palace.
The body of PM Phan Van Khai is taken out of the Reunification Palace.
Students holding white roses line up at the entrance of the Reunification Palace.
Students holding white roses line up at the entrance of the Reunification Palace.
Thousands of people gather at the Reunification Palace to attend the ceremony.
Thousands of people gather at the Reunification Palace to attend the ceremony.
Local residents stand along Phan Thuyc Duyen Street to bid farewell to the late premier.
Local residents stand along Phan Thuyc Duyen Street to bid farewell to the late premier.
Local residents stand along the street near the Cong Hoa-Hoang Hoa Tham flyover.
Local residents stand along the street near the Cong Hoa-Hoang Hoa Tham flyover.
People in Cu Chi District set up altars to pay respect for the late leader.
People in Cu Chi District set up altars to pay respect for the late leader.
People in Cu Chi District set up altars to pay respect for the late leader.
People in Cu Chi District set up altars to pay respect for the late leader.
A woman bows to the photo of PM Phan Van Khai displayed on the altar.
A woman bows to the photo of PM Phan Van Khai displayed on the altar.
Students of the Tan Thong Elementary School gather at the house of PM Khai to witness the celebration of life.
Students of the Tan Thong Elementary School gather at the house of PM Khai to witness the celebration of life.
Final preparations are carried out for the burial ritual at PM Phan Van Khai’s home.
Final preparations are carried out for the burial ritual at PM Phan Van Khai’s home.
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