The 11th plenum of the Party Central Committee opened
on May 4 in Hanoi
with the main topic on the preparation of personnel for the Committee of the next
During the four-day meeting, the Committee’s members will discuss a
model of local governments and the construction of Long Thanh international
airport in Dong Nai province.
The 11th plenum of the Party Central Committee opens on May 4 in Hanoi _ Photo: Thong Nhat/VNA
The Committee is also expected to debate the reports on what has
been done by the Political Bureau since the 10th plenum in this January.
Speaking at the opening session, Party General Secretary Nguyen
Phu Trong reiterated the important tasks at every Party Congress, which include
discussing and deciding on the Party's political mission through the approval
of documents as well as work on personnel.
Trong said the plenum needed to propose, discuss and decide on
personnel for the 12th National
Party Congress as a basis for the preparations of the upcoming event's Party
Central Committee, Political Bureau, Secretariat, Party leader and the Party
Inspection Commission as well as holders of key leading positions in state
agencies in the 2016-21 term at subsequent plenums.
"This is an important task that relates closely to the fate
of the Party, the nation and the country's development," the Party leader
The reform and completion of a model for local governments played
an important role in the country's renewal process, and helped enhance the
effectiveness of the socialist law-ruled state of Vietnam, Trong said.
He suggested the plenum focus on the selection of a local
government model that could be discussed further at the upcoming National
The general secretary also asked the Committee’s members to
discuss the necessity and feasibility of the Long Thanh international airport project
and reach a conclusion on the project for the National Assembly to consider and
approve investment policy in accordance with law.-