|Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng. —Photo baochinhphu.vn|
HÀ NỘI — Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng has urged Vietnamese people, at home and overseas, to step up COVID-19 combat and prevention as the pandemic continues to worsen.
In his message, he acknowledged the role of the Party and State in directing the fight against the pandemic, ensuring people’s living standards and well-being, and boosting socio-economic development, adding that prompt policies have been issued to support people and businesses affected by COVID-19.
The Party chief noted all agencies, sectors, localities, and people nationwide have proactively and drastically implemented a series of measures including social distancing, vaccination, and the 5K message, with positive results recorded.
On behalf of the Party and State, he commended the efforts made by Vietnamese at home and abroad, thanked the international community for its assistance, and praised the entire political system for its active engagement in curbing the pandemic and reinforcing socio-economic growth.
Mentioning the current complexity of the COVID-19 pandemic with a quick spread of the virus that threatens people’s health and all aspects of life, Trọng called on the entire Party, military and people at home and abroad to try harder and intensify their solidarity and determination in order to push back the pandemic.
He expressed his belief that such will and actions coupled with support from international friends would result in a victory in the fight, contributing to common global efforts for a world of safety, peace, friendship, cooperation, and prosperity. — VNS