Update: 09:53 | 03/10/2018
Party General Secretary, Nguyen Phu Trong, delivered an opening speech at the 8th meeting of the 12th Party Central Committee on October 2, suggesting that the participants should focus on issues regarding socio-economic development, the Vietnam Maritime Strategy and Party building.
He said 2018 is in the middle of the Party’s 12th tenure, therefore it plays a decisive role in the realization of the Resolution of the 12th National Party Congress and is the first year for making preparations for the 13th National Congress.
Party General Secretary, Nguyen Phu Trong speaks at the meeting (photo: NDO).
The Party leader noted that this meeting’s agenda covers many important issues directly related to the steering of the implementation of socio-economic development targets and the building of a pure and strong Party.
At the event, Politburo member and Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, delivered a report by the Government’s Party Committee on the socio-economic and state budget situation in 2018, along with the socio-economic development plan and state budget estimates for 2019.
In his speech, General Secretary Trong asked the members of the Party Central Committee to undertake an objective and comprehensive assessment of the local and national socio-economic situation, point out achievements and flaws to seek solutions, as well as analyze and predict different possibilities. He also requested that they specify targets, tasks, and breakthroughs, in addition to feasible policies and solutions to fulfill the tasks set for 2019 and the whole 12th tenure.
The Political Bureau delivered a report reviewing the 10-year implementation of the resolution of the 10th Party Central Committee’s 4th meeting on the Vietnam Maritime Strategy towards 2020.
At the meeting, based on the report and the analyses and forecasts of new situations in the country, the region and the world, the Party Committee of the Government proposed that the Party Central Committee issues a new resolution on the Vietnam Maritime Strategy until 2030 with a vision to 2045.
Suggesting several issues for discussion, the Party chief asked for the clarification of reasons why several maritime and coastal economic development targets are difficult to be reached in 2020, why the sea-based economy develops slowly, and the
It is also necessary to clarify shortcomings in the planning of coastal areas and several sectors, sea pollution, the complicated developments of climate change and sea level rises and their negative impacts, and inefficient State management on seas and islands, General Secretary Trong stated.
Regarding the Party building, the Politburo proposed that the Party Central Committee decide on a number of important issues such as the issuance of regulations on the responsibility of officials and Party members, firstly members of the Politburo, the Secretariat and the Party Central Committee, for setting examples.
The Politburo also suggested the establishment of sub-committees in preparation for the 13th National Party Congress and the introduction of personnel for the post of President to the National Assembly, the election of additional members of the 12th Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission, and taking disciplinary measures against officials in line with Party regulations.
In his remarks, Party General Secretary Trong said the Party Central Committee, Politburo
However, the Party leader pointed out that the outcomes have failed to meet the set targets, explaining that many officials and Party members, including those holding key positions at all levels, have yet to be made aware of their responsibility.
An overview of the session (Photo: NDO/ Tran Hai).
Several high-ranking officials, both retired and incumbent, have seriously violated Party disciplines and State laws, sparking concerns among officials, Party members
The draft regulation requires Politburo, Secretariat and Party Central Committee members to set examples, align themselves with the rules, and resolutely combat bad deeds, the Party leader said.
During the session, the Politburo proposed the establishment of five sub-committees on documents, socio-economic affairs, Party regulations, personnel and organization to serve the 13th National Party Congress.