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Official Gazette

Monday, October 21, 2019
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National Assembly elects Party chief as President National Assembly elects Party chief as President
National Assembly deputies on October 23 elected Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, as the President for the 2016-21 tenure during the month-long sixth session which opened on October 20 in Hanoi.
Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong becomes new President Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong becomes new President
Deputies of the 14th National Assembly on October 23 elected Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, as the State President for the 2016-2021 tenure during their on-going sixth session in Hanoi.
Playing a larger role on the world stage Playing a larger role on the world stage
With 183 out of 190 votes, the 62nd United Nations (UN) General Assembly on October 16, elected Vietnam as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for the 2008-2009 term, together with four other countries, namely Burkina Faso, Libya, Costa Rica and Croatia.
Prime Minister expresses nations wish to play greater role in global affairs Prime Minister expresses nation’s wish to play greater role in global affairs
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung affirmed Vietnam’s intention to seek a non-permanent seat in the United Nations (UN) Security Council during 2008-2009 to make contribution to the international community.
Institutionalizing the partys lines Institutionalizing the party’s lines
In Vietnam, the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV)’s lines constitute bases of political orientation for the organization and operation of the State apparatus as well as the legal system. Institutionalization demonstrates the relationship between politics and law. Hence, the demand for legal regulation of various aspects of social life must conform to the institutionalization of the Party’s lines.

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