Everything in place for Party Congress to get underway on January 21.
A preparatory meeting for National Party Congress XII of the Communist Party of Vietnam was held at the National Convention Center in Hanoi on January 20.
The themes of the Party Congress are building a strong and transparent party, promoting national strengths and socialist democracy, boosting innovation, safeguarding the motherland, and maintaining a peaceful and stable environment, to move Vietnam towards becoming an industrialized and modernized country.
The Congress will assess the implementation of the Resolution from National Party Congress XI, review 30 years of the “doi moi” process, and determine the direction, goals, tasks, and solutions to develop, build, and protect the country over the next five years.
Delegates at the meeting approved the regulations for the Congress and elected the Presidium, the Secretariat, and the Delegate Eligibility Appraisal Board.
They also adopted the working agenda and election regulations for the National Party Congress XII and reports on the eligibility of delegates.
According to Mr. Le Hong Anh, Politburo Member and Member of the Party Secretariat, the Party Central Committee in the 2016-2021 term is expected to have 200 delegates, including 180 official members and 20 alternate members, with around 55-60 per cent to be re-elected.
National Party Congress XII will officially open on January 21 and close on January 28.