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Monday, August 21, 2017

Party Central Committee reaches consensus on TPP signing

Updated: 11:00’ - 14/01/2016

>>Plenum focuses on further preparations of personnel for key leading positions of next tenure

The 14th plenum of the XIth Party Central Committee closed on January 13 in
Hanoi, reaching a consensus on the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement in accordance with the law on conclusion of, accession to and implementation of treaties.

In his closing speech, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said the three-day event took place in a serious and democratic manner, as delegates had a high level of responsibility and duty to the country.

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong speaks at the closing meeting of the 14th plenum of the XIth Party Central Committee__Photo: Thong Nhat/VNA

They agreed that the opportunities stemming from the TPP were enormous, though challenges lay ahead, he said.

“With the country’s experience from 30 years of doi moi (renewal), and global economic integration along with the creativity, efforts and united resolve of the entire Party, people, army and business community, we are confident that we can overcome any challenges, and seize opportunities afforded by the TPP agreement for rapid and sustainable development,” the Party leader said.

The Party Central Committee assigns the Government’s Party Caucus Commission to direct the TPP negotiation delegation to continue working with other TPP members to finalize necessary procedures for official signing of the agreement in early February.

Meanwhile, the Politburo is responsible for directing preparations to submit the agreement to the National Assembly for ratification according to law. It will also have to direct the drafting of a resolution on effective international integration, given the country’s engagement in new-generation free trade agreements, including the TPP. The Politburo is tasked to instruct the Government to formulate an action program to implement the TPP.
 

The 14th plenum of the XIth Party Central Committee closes in Hanoi__Photo: Thong Nhat/VNA

Regarding personnel work, the Party chief said with a democratic and straightforward discussion, the plenum voted to adopt the proposed additional nomination of several members of the XIth Party Central Committee for re-election in the next tenure as “special” cases, along with nominations of Politburo and Secretariat members for re-election in the XIIth tenure as “special” cases.

The delegates also approved a list of nominations for key leading positions in the Party and the State of the XIIth tenure.

The Party Central Committee also reached a strong consensus on the Politburo’s proposal on nomination lists of the Presidium, the Secretariat, and the Board for Examining Eligibility of Delegates to the XIIth National Party Congress.- (VNS/VLLF)

 

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