Foreign missions representatives and media at the press briefing held on Monday. — VNA/VNS Photo Phương Hoa
HÀ NỘI — The diplomatic corps and representatives of international organisations in Việt Nam have been invited to attend the opening and closing sessions of the upcoming 13th National Party Congress, which is scheduled to take place in Hà Nội from January 25 to February 2, heard a meeting on Monday.
The congress would see the attendance of 1,587 delegates representing nearly 5.2 million Party members nationwide, Chairman of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Hoàng Bình Quân said when briefing the diplomatic corps and representatives of international organisations about the preparations for the big event.
He said that after 35 years of the đổi mới (Renewal) process, Việt Nam had obtained various major and historic achievements in constructing and safeguarding the socialist Vietnamese fatherland.
Draft documents to be submitted to the 13th National Party Congress received high consensus as well as feedback from Party members, people from all walks of life, including overseas Vietnamese, as well as former Party and State leaders, National Assembly deputies, the Việt Nam Fatherland Front, social-political organisations, scientists and managers, Quân noted.
The Party official also said the CPV had paid special attention to personnel work, considering it a key task. Personnel preparations had been carried out thoroughly to ensure candidates who have firm political mettle, pure morality, outstanding capacity and strategic vision would be elected to the 13th Party Central Committee.
Foreign ambassadors and diplomats attending the meeting, which was held by the CPV Central Committee, expressed their belief the 13th National Party Congress would be organised successfully and set policies and guidelines for a new development period for the country, continuing to lead Việt Nam to more important accomplishments. VNS