Party, State leader extends greetings on Year of the Rat

by NDO22 January 2020 Last updated at 17:17 PM

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong offers Tet greetings at the get-together in Hanoi on February 22 (Photo: NDO/Dang Khoa)
Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong offers Tet greetings at the get-together in Hanoi on February 22 (Photo: NDO/Dang Khoa)

VTV.vn - Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong extended Tet (Lunar New Year) greetings to leaders of the Party, State, Vietnam Fatherland Committee as well as all Vietnamese people in and outside the country at a get-together.

The event brought together former Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh, former President Tran Duc Luong, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, former NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung, and President of the Vietnam Fatherland Central Committee Tran Thanh Man, among others.

Party General Secretary and President Trong said that with the efforts of the whole Party, people, and armed forces, for the second consecutive year, Vietnam fulfilled and surpassed all of its 12 basic criteria in 2019 with an economic growth of over 7% as well as improving the living conditions of the people.

The building of the Party and political system has been strengthened, while anti-corruption work has been intensified exhibiting many achievements to demonstrate it. He said, adding that defence, security, independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity and national interest have been safeguarded while external relations and international integration have also been expanded.

On the occasion of the upcoming traditional festival, the leader thanked veteran revolutionaries, Vietnam Heroic Mothers, officials, Party members and all Vietnamese people at home and abroad for their contributions to the national construction and defence. He also thanked international organisations and foreign friends for their support and coordination.

Highlighting the importance of 2020 when the country marks many great and important political events, especially as the country will serve the double roles of Chair of ASEAN and non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, as well as prepares for the Party’s 13th National Congress. The leader called for the whole Party, people and army to promote self-strength, activeness and innovation, thus continuing to promote the achieved successes while overcoming challenges and difficulties in order to complete all setout plans and tasks.

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong also asked the entire Party to promote the building and rectification of the Party and the political system, in close association with the in-depth implementation of the study of and adherence to President Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality and style, as well as thoroughly prepare and successfully organise the party congresses at all levels towards the 13th National Party Congress.

He expressed his belief that with great and passionate patriotism, traditional solidarity, brainpower and resilient spirit of all Vietnamese people as well as the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam, the country will continue attaining more successes in the Year of the Rat.


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