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XIIth National Party Congress officially opens in Hanoi

Updated: 15:00’ - 21/01/2016
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The XIIth National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam opened on January 21 in Hanoi with the participation of 1,510 official delegates representing over 4.5 million Party members nationwide, former leaders of the Party, State and Vietnam Fatherland Front, former members of the Party Central Committee of the sixth and earlier tenures, religious dignitaries, and international guests, among others.
President Truong Tan Sang speaks at the opening ceremony of the XIIth National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam__Photo: VNA

In his opening speech, President Truong Tan Sang emphasized that the Congress is of paramount importance since it encourages the entire Party, army and people to promote the strengths of the entire nation and socialist democracy, step up the comprehensive and synchronous renewal, firmly safeguard the country and maintain a peaceful and stable environment for early turning Vietnam into a modern industrial nation.

It is a congress of solidarity, democracy, discipline and renewal, reflecting the strong will and determination of the nation as a whole to strive for a prosperous people and a strong, democratic, equitable and civilized country, firmly advancing toward socialism, the President said.

Delivering the XIth Party Central Committee’s report on documents of the Congress, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong affirmed they are carefully prepared with opinions received from millions of people and intelligence of the entire Party and people.

He said the documents mentioned great achievements recorded by the country, as well as experience, shortcomings after five years’ implementation of the Resolution of the XIth National Party Congress, and outcomes of the 30-year renewal cause.

The documents also put forward solutions and major tasks to help the country develop on a fast and sustainable basis in the coming time, the Party chief added.
The XIIth National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam opens on January 21 in Hanoi__Photo: VNA

During the upcoming 12th tenure, special importance will be attached to directing the effective performance of six major tasks relating to Party building work; building a streamlined and effective apparatus of the entire political system to fight corruption, waste and bureaucracy; improving the growth quality and labor productivity; firmly safeguarding national independence and sovereignty and territorial integrity; developing human resources; and building a healthy cultural environment.

The Congress is scheduled to last through January 28.- (VLLF)

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