Up to 1,587 delegates representing more than 5.1 million Party members nationwide will attend the 13th National Party Congress from January 25 to February 2, up nearly 80 delegates against the 12th Congress and the largest number among the 13 congresses.
Head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Information and Education Vo Van Thuong (C) chairs the press conference (Photo: VNA)
- Up to 1,587 delegates representing more than 5.1
million Party members nationwide will attend the 13th National Party
Congress from January 25 to February 2, up nearly 80 delegates against the 12th Congress and the largest number among the 13 congresses.
The figures were released by deputy head of the Party
Central Committee’s Organisation Commission Mai Van Chinh at a press conference
on the threshold of the opening ceremony of the 13th Congress at the
National Convention Centre on January 22.
According to Chinh, among the delegates, 13.99 percent are
women, and 11.03 percent are ethnic minorities.
Guests at the congress include former Party and State
leaders, ambassadors and representatives of the diplomatic corps of foreign
countries and chief representatives of international organisations in Hanoi,
Heroic Mothers, and outstanding youths and intellectuals and representatives
from religious organisations.
The Politburo decided to establish 67 delegations, and
assign their heads.
Deputy Chief of the Office of the Party Central Committee Nguyen Dac Vinh (Photo: VNA)
Deputy Chief of the Office of the Party Central Committee
Nguyen Dac Vinh affirmed that the 13th Congress is a political event
with future orientation significance, thus helping boost the country’s renewal,
integration and development cause comprehensively and synchronously.
The preparation work has received special attention from
the Party Central Committee and its Politburo and Secretariat. At present, all
are basically complete.
The content and working agenda of the 13th Congress will focus on reviewing the implementation of the 12th Congress’s Resolution in association with the assessment of the 35-year
renewal, 30 years implementing the 1991 Platform, 10 years implementing
the 2011 Platform (amended) and the 2011-2020 socio-economic development
strategy, while setting out the socio-economic development orientations and
tasks for 2021 - 2025, as well as the goals and orientations for 2030 and the
national development vision to 2045. This Congress will also review the Party
building work and the leadership of the 12th Party Central
Committee, and elect a new Party Central Committee for the 13th tenure.
To serve communication work, Le Manh Hung, deputy head of the Party
Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education said a press
centre was opened to serve the upcoming 13th National Party Congress.
Reporters work at press centre (Photo: VNA)
The centre offers the best conditions possible for the work
of nearly 500 reporters and technicians from 191 domestic news agencies as well
as more than 160 reporters from 110 foreign media outlets, of whom close to 100
will cover the event online, Hung added./.