Dr. Ruvislei González Sáez, head of the Asian team at the Cuban Center for International Policy Research, has affirmed theoretical and practical values in Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s article “Several theoretical and practical issues on socialism and the path toward socialism in Vietnam”.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (Photo: VNA)
Havana (VNA) – Dr. Ruvislei González
Sáez, head of the Asian team at the Cuban Center for International Policy Research, has
affirmed theoretical and practical values in Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu
Trong’s article “Several theoretical and practical issues on socialism and the
path toward socialism in Vietnam”.
In an interview recently granted to the Vietnam News Agency in
Havana, Sáez, who is also Vice Chairman of the Cuba – Vietnam Friendship
Association, hailed the article as a helpful reference for countries on the way
toward socialism as well as for theory research. It is also instrumental for
Vietnam’s future leaders to continue with the socialism path and goals set till
He said the article took practical approach with a mindset of the era that is close to realities, combining the most reasonable
and progressive factors in the current socialism thought.
According to him, Trong mentioned methods and
achievements made by Vietnam after adopting socialism-oriented market economy
model and conducting the renewal process. He added that Vietnam is reaching
industrialisation to achieve socialism aspiration.
years of renovation, Vietnam has dealt with food security issue, becoming one
of the world’s biggest rice and farm produce exporters. Industry and services
have so far accounted for 85 percent of the country's gross domestic product (GDP).
The most important is that the
above changes have been made under the leadership of the Communist Party of
Vietnam (CPV), a decisive factor for the success of the renewal process, the
added that one of the most outstanding achievements by the CPV is the fight
against corruption in recent years, contributing to consolidating public trust
on the Party.
Dr. Ruvislei González Sáez (Photo: VNA)
In the article, Trong also
outlined jobs that need to be done to look toward strategic social goals by
2045, including narrowing the gap between the rich and the poor; improving the quality of education,
health care and other public services; developing culture and spiritual values;
combating corruption, wastefulness and moral degradation among officials and
Party members; and coping with “peaceful evolution” plots that sabotage socialism.
Sáez said the
article also held international values when Trong pointed out that a nation
could not grow unilaterally, but should stay active and proactive in global
integration, carry out a foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, ensuring
territorial integrity and not interfering in other countries’ internal affairs,
equality and mutual benefits./.