A view of the 12th plenum of the Việt Nam Communist Party Central Committee, 12th tenure, which opened in Hà Nội on Monday morning. — VNA/VNS Photo Trí Dũng
HÀ NỘI — The 12th plenum of the Party Central Committee, 12th tenure, opened in Hà Nội on Monday under the chair of Party General Secretary and President Nguyễn Phú Trọng.
The opening session was presided over by Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc.
Party General Secretary and President Nguyễn Phú Trọng (second, right) speaks at the session. — VNA/VNS Photo Trí Dũng
The committee is scheduled to discuss and make decisions on issues such as plans on 13th Party Central Committee personnel, orientations for the election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and all-level People’s Councils for 2021-26, and the appointment of delegates to the 13th National Party Congress, among others.
Party General Secretary and President Nguyễn Phú Trọng greets delegates. — VNA/VNS Photo Trí Dũng
In his opening remarks, Party General Secretary and President Trọng said the meeting takes place in the context of the 45th anniversary of national reunification, President Hồ Chí Minh’s 130th birthday and the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, which has seen the excellent performance of the entire Party and people, inspiring confidence and pride in the Party, President Hồ Chí Minh, and Vietnamese people.
He urged each member of the Party Central Committee to carry forward revolutionary traditions of the Party and the nation as well as the sense of responsibility to complete assigned tasks. — VNS