Ninth Party Congress: Upholding national strength, speeding up industrialisation, modernisation

The ninth National Party Congress convened in Hanoi from April 19-22, 2001. The event reviewed 15 years of renewal and drew lessons from the process, thus drawing up and perfecting guidelines and defining national development strategies for the first two decades of the 21st century.
Ninth Party Congress: Upholding national strength, speeding up industrialisation, modernisation hinh anh 1The ninth National Party Congress convenes in Hanoi from April 19-22, 2001. (Photo: VNA)
Ninth Party Congress: Upholding national strength, speeding up industrialisation, modernisation hinh anh 2Chairman of the National Assembly Nguyen Van An delivers a speech at the 22nd General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Organisation (AIPO-22). The event took place in Bangkok, Thailand from September 2-7, 2001. (Photo: VNA)
Ninth Party Congress: Upholding national strength, speeding up industrialisation, modernisation hinh anh 3French President Jacques Chirac holds talks with President Tran Duc Luong during the latter’s official friendship visit to France, October 28, 2002. (Photo: VNA)
Ninth Party Congress: Upholding national strength, speeding up industrialisation, modernisation hinh anh 4Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh holds talks with Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi Junichiro during the former’s official visit to Japan, Oct. 2002. (Photo: VNA)
Ninth Party Congress: Upholding national strength, speeding up industrialisation, modernisation hinh anh 5Prime Minister Phan Van Khai (third left) attends the 8th ASEAN Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The event was held from November 4-5, 2002. (Photo: VNA)
Ninth Party Congress: Upholding national strength, speeding up industrialisation, modernisation hinh anh 6Prime Minister Phan Van Khai (second left) and heads of delegations to the opening ceremony of the 9th ASEAN Summit, in Bali, Indonesia, October 7, 2003. (Photo: VNA)
Ninth Party Congress: Upholding national strength, speeding up industrialisation, modernisation hinh anh 7Vietnam successfully organises major international events after joining ASEAN (1995), including the 5th Asia-Europe Summit (ASEM 5) in Hanoi from October 8 - 9, 2004. (Photo: VNA)
Ninth Party Congress: Upholding national strength, speeding up industrialisation, modernisation hinh anh 8French President Jacques Chirac welcomes Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh at Elysee Palace in Paris during the latter’s official visit to France, June 7, 2005. (Photo: VNA)
Ninth Party Congress: Upholding national strength, speeding up industrialisation, modernisation hinh anh 9Prime Minister Phan Van Khai holds talks with US President George Bush at the White House, June 21, 2005. This was the first official visit to the US by a Vietnamese government leader 30 years after the end of the war. (Photo: VNA)
Ninth Party Congress: Upholding national strength, speeding up industrialisation, modernisation hinh anh 10Prime Minister Phan Van Khai and ASEAN leaders attend the signing ceremony of the Kuala Lumpur Declaration on the Establishment of the ASEAN Charter, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 12, 2005. (Photo: VNA)
Ninth Party Congress: Upholding national strength, speeding up industrialisation, modernisation hinh anh 11The Gong Culture Space of the Central Highlands was recognised by UNESCO as an Oral Masterpiece and World Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2005, as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2008. (Photo: VNA)
Ninth Party Congress: Upholding national strength, speeding up industrialisation, modernisation hinh anh 12After the reunification of the country, the Truong Son - Ho Chi Minh Trail takes a new historic mission - the route of industrialisation and modernisation, becoming the second most modern trans-Vietnam highway in the western part of the country, serving the country’s integration, development and consolidation of national security and defense. In the photo: Phase 1 of the Ho Chi Minh road - a two-lane segment running from Hoa Lac in Hanoi to Tan Canh in Kon Tum province - is basically completed during the implementation of the ninth National Party Congress resolution. (Photo: VNA)
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