Up to 93 percent of questioned people show their confidence in the Party’s leadership in the fight against corruption, according to a recent survey of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education released at the Central Steering Committee for Anti-Corruption’s national conference reviewing corruption prevention and control works during 2013-2020.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong (Source: VNA)
– Up to 93 percent of questioned people show their confidence
in the Party’s leadership in the fight against corruption, according to a
recent survey of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and
Education released at the Central Steering Committee for Anti-Corruption’s
national conference reviewing corruption prevention and control works during
The event was chaired by Party General Secretary and State
President Nguyen Phu Trong, who is also head of the steering committee. Nearly
700 delegates, who are leaders of the Party, State, Government, National
Assembly, ministries, sectors and localities, attended the in-person
conference, while nearly 5,000 others joined the event via video conference.
Speaking at the event, Trong said that since the inception
of the steering committee in 2013, the fight against corruption has seen
progress, with a lot of important and obvious results, which is a great
motivation to fulfil set targets and make the country develop rapidly and
Well doing the Party building and re-organisation and
stepping up corruption prevention and control have contributed to boosting
socio-economic development, maintaining political stability and strengthening
defence security and external relations, he noted.
In the combat against corruption, it is essential to have a
high political determination, turn the political determination into practical
actions, and put the fight under the leadership and direct instructions of the
Party, specifically the Central Steering Committee for Anti-Corruption.
Fighting corruption means fighting internal enemy, and is an
important, continuous, difficult, urgent but long-term mission that needs the
engagement of all ministries, sectors and localities at all levels, Trong
stated, emphasising the need for a prevention and punishment mechanism.
The anti-corruption work should be conducted in line with
thrift practice, and Party building and rectification, he said.
The top leader asked the Party Committees, Party
organisations and Party members to consider the anti-corruption work an
extremely important mission in building the Party and the political system
strongly and transparently, and consolidating the national great unity.
He also highlighted the importance of educating the thrift
culture among officials, Party members and people, while intensifying
inspections, as well as investigations, prosecution and judgment on
corruption-related cases, and increasing the efficiency of withdrawing
Deputy Minister of Public Security Le Quy Vuong said that
since 2013, investigation agencies started legal proceedings against 1,856
corruption cases involving in 4,072 people.
In the past five years, more than 87,000 Party
members received disciplinary measures, of whom over 3,200 were involved in
corruption. Four Politburo members and former Politburo members, 27 members and
former members of the Party Central Committee, and over 30 officers with the general ranking were disciplined./.