General Secretary of the CPV Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong addresses the ceremony in Hanoi on February 3 (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) –
been no political organisations in Vietnam except the Communist Party of
Vietnam (CPV) that has adequate mettle, wisdom, experience, prestige and
capability to lead the country to overcome all difficulties and challenges, and
drive the national revolutionary cause from victory to other victory.
General Secretary of the CPV Central
Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong made the statement at a ceremony
marking the CPV’s 90th founding anniversary in Hanoi on February 3.
The ceremony also saw the attendance of
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim
Ngan, and many other incumbent and former leaders of the Party, State and
Vietnam Fatherland Front, and veteran revolutionaries.
The top leader looked back on the
process of establishment, training, devotion and development of the CPV and highlighted
the historical significance of its foundation on February 3, 1930.
“The Vietnamese revolution’s diverse and
vivid reality over the past 90 years has demonstrated that the Party’s sound
and clear-sighted leadership is a leading decisive factor to ensure all
revolutionary victories and make many exploits in Vietnam,” he said.
Mentioning the achievements Vietnam has gained
during nearly 35 years of reform, the leader said Vietnam has emerged as a
developing country with middle-income, while its politics and society have been
stabilized, national defence-security, independence and sovereignty have been
firmly maintained, and position and prestige on the international arena have
The country has to date joined most of international
organisations and become an active and responsible member of the international
community, he stressed, noting that Vietnam was recently elected for the second
time as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council in a
“With the obtained great achievements,
we have the foundation to affirm that our country now has the best-ever fortune,
potential, position and prestige,” the leader stressed.
He emphasised the need to carry forward
beautiful traditions, maintain and spur the Party’s revolutionary nature and
its pioneer role during the Party building and rectification work.
It is a must to build a pure and strong
Party in terms of politics, ideology, morality, apparatus and personnel, revamp
leadership methods, strengthen the close-knit relations between the Party and
people, prevent and push back degradation, and enhance the Party leadership and
combat capacity, considering this a vital task of the Party and regime, he
The leader also pointed out major tasks
in 2020 – the final year of the 12th National Party Congress, such
as completing all socio-economic development targets, reinforcing macro-economic
stability, accelerating the implementation of strategic breakthroughs,
restructuring the national economy in tandem with reforming the growth model,
ensuring social security and welfare and improving people’s living standards.
He also called for greater efforts to firmly
maintain national independence and sovereignty, keep a peaceful and stable
environment to serve national development and promote external relations.
Due attention must be paid to the
successful organisation of Party congresses at all levels, towards the 13th National Party Congress, as well as the implementation of resolutions on the Party
building adopted at the fourth plenums of the 11th and 12th Party Central Committees, and the Politburo’s Directive No. 05 on promoting the
studying and following of President Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality and
lifestyle, thus creating stronger changes in the Party building and
rectification work, the leader stressed.
On behalf of Party members nationwide,
87-year-old Ha Ky who has 70-year Party membership expressed his pride and deep
sentiments to the glorious Party and beloved President Ho Chi Minh.
Meanwhile, Nguyen Thuy Linh, a student
of the University of Languages and International Studies under the Vietnam
National University-Hanoi, affirmed the resolve of the Vietnamese youth to
uphold the tradition of older generations, study and work harder to contribute
to the nation’s development.
Earlier, a delegation of the Party
Central Committee, the President, the National Assembly, the Government and the
Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee paid tribute to President Ho Chi
Minh at his mausoleum, and laid flowers at the Monument to Heroes and War
Martyrs in Hanoi./.