Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong has required members of the Party Central Committee (PCC) to uphold their sense of responsibility and objectivity in addressing issues tabled for discussion at the 12th PCC plenum, especially personnel work.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong (second from right) addresses the 12th plenum of the Party Central Committee (Photo: VNA)
– Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong has
required members of the Party Central Committee (PCC) to uphold their sense of
responsibility and objectivity in addressing issues tabled for discussion at
the 12th PCC plenum, especially personnel work.
opening remarks at the 12th plenum, which opened in Hanoi on May 11
morning, the Party leader said from now to the 13th National Party Congress,
besides congress documents, the PCC must devote time and efforts to prepare
personnel for the upcoming tenure. He stressed that it is an extremely
important task that involves the fate of the Party and the nation, as well as
the future of the country.
on-going plenum, the PCC will discuss and decide the directions for personnel
work relating to the 13th -tenure PCC. The directions will be the
basis for preparing personnel for the PCC, the Politburo, the PCC Secretariat,
and the PCC’s Inspection Commission in the 13th tenure as well as
key positions in State agencies in the 2021-2026 term, which will be done in
the following PCC plenums.
Secretary Trong said the criteria for candidates for the PCC, Politburo and PCC
Secretariat include firm political position; perseverance with the goal of
national independence and socialism; and absolute loyalty to Marxism-Leninism,
Ho Chi Minh Thought, the Party’s Platform and directions, the Constitution and
national interests. Candidates must have good ethics and lifestyle, be real
examples for others, and have high prestige among the public. They must neither
be involved in corruption nor be opportunistic, and have no ambition for power.
Candidates must also be well aware of the responsibility to preserve and
protect unity and solidarity among the Party.
plenum, Politburo member and Chairwoman of the National Assembly submitted to
the PCC a scheme on directions for the general election of deputies to the 15th legislature and People’s Councils at all levels in the 2021-2026 tenure.
Trong said in considering the scheme, the PCC should analyse, clarify and reach
consensus on key issues that decide the success of the elections, such as the
objective, requirements and guiding principles of the elections; criteria for
deputies of the NA and People’s Councils at all levels, including full-time
deputies; the number, structure and age of deputies; the rights to voting and
running for election; the process of nominating and self-nominating candidates;
the settlement of election-related complaints and petitions; and other
organisational work to implement the scheme.
allocation of number of delegates to attend the 13th National Party
Congress, General Secretary Trong said the PCC should focus attention on
principles and criteria for allocating the number of delegates to 67 Party
organisations under the management of the PCC. After the PCC approve the
principles and criteria, the Politburo will consider and decide the number of
delegates allocated to each Party organisation.
The PCC’s 12th plenum will last
until May 14./.