The Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations held a meeting in Hanoi on February 3 to inform diplomatic missions and international organisations in Vietnam about the outcomes of the 13th National Party Congress.
Hoang Binh Quan, Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, speaks at the meeting in Hanoi on February 3 (Photo: VNA)
– The Party Central Committee’s Commission
for External Relations held a meeting in Hanoi on February 3 to inform
diplomatic missions and international organisations in Vietnam about the
outcomes of the 13th National Party Congress.
Addressing foreign ambassadors and chargé d’affaires and chief
representatives of international organisations, Chairman of the commission
Hoang Binh Quan said after more than seven working days with a high sense of
responsibility, the congress fulfilled its agenda and wrapped up with highly
The documents adopted at this congress had been prepared
very early and thoroughly with opinions of people from all social strata and
overseas Vietnamese taken into consideration, he said, noting that they are the
essence of the wisdom, will, and aspirations of the entire Party and people in
making guidelines and policies for national development.
The congress continued to affirm the persistence in and the
creative application and development of the Marxism - Leninism and Ho Chi Minh’s
ideology in accordance with the reality in Vietnam, the persistence in the goal
of national independence in association with socialism, the continuation of
comprehensive promotion of “Doi moi” (Renewal), proactive and
active integration into the world, and the fast and sustainable development of the
country in the new period, the official added.
Quan underlined that the documents adopted at the 13th congress identified the strategic vision and national development aspirations
for not only 2025 but also 2030 and 2045.
A view of the meeting in Hanoi on February 3 (Photo: VNA)
The event targets that by
2025, when Vietnam celebrates the 50th anniversary of the liberation of the South and national reunification, it will become a developing country with
modernity-oriented industry and move up out of the lower-middle income
level; by 2030, when the Party marks its centenary, Vietnam will be a
developing country with modern industry and upper-middle income; and by 2045,
when the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam,
turns 100, the country will become a developed one with high income.
To realise those targets
and vision, the congress identified 12 national development orientations for
2021 - 2030, he added.
With regard to external
relations, Quan said the 13th National Party Congress upheld
the consistent foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, peace,
friendship, cooperation and development, diversification and
multilateralisation of foreign relations; being a friend, a trustworthy partner,
and an active and responsible member of the international community; ensuring
to the utmost the country and people’s interests on the basis of the
fundamental principles of the UN Charter and international law, equality,
and mutually beneficial cooperation; and making proactive and active efforts to
intensively and comprehensively integrate into the world.
He also notified diplomatic delegations and international organisations
of the results of the election of the Party Central Committee, the Politburo,
the Secretariat, and the Inspection Commission for the 13th tenure,
adding that Nguyen Phu Trong was re-elected General Secretary of the 13th Party Central Committee.
Also at the meeting, he thanked international parties, organisations,
and friends’ attention to and support for the 13th National Party
Congress as seen through the 368 congratulatory letters and messages sent to
the event, which he described as a considerable source of support for the
congress and also a vivid illustration of the increasingly extensive and
intensive relations between the Communist Party of Vietnam and political
parties, organisations, and friends around the globe./.