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Draft Law enhances the role of Vietnam Fatherland Front in promoting democracy and social consensus

Updated: 11:36’ - 25/05/2015

Nguyen Quang Minh, LL.D
Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front


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On the occasion of Chôl Chnăm Thmây, Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front’s Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan visits and asks after Khmer Buddhist monks in Can Tho city __Photo: Duy Khuong/VNA


Necessity to revise the Law on Vietnam Fatherland Front

The current Law on Vietnam Fatherland Front was passed in 1999, serving as a legal basis for the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) to perform its responsibilities, powers and tasks more effectively. During the implementation of the Law, the awareness about the VFF among Party and State agencies, organizations, civil servants, party members and people has been raised.

VFF Committees at all levels have step by step renewed the content and methods of operation to be more practical and grassroots-oriented, especially in residential areas. Being the political base of the people’s administration, the VFF has made great contributions to building the State through giving opinions on policymaking and legislation, taking part in holding elections of deputies to the National Assembly and People’s Councils, supervising the operation of state agencies, people-elected delegates as well as state officials and employees, participating in the selection of judges and procurators or the nomination of people’s assessors, and exercising democracy at grassroots. Campaigns and patriotic emulation movements launched by the VFF have gained wide public support and yielded effective results. The relationship between VFF Committees at all levels and state agencies has become closer and stronger. The VFF has played an important role in building and strengthening the great national unity as a foundation for the country’s stability and development...

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