Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, who is also head of the Sub-Committee for Socio-Economic Affairs of the 13th National Party Congress, chaired its sixth plenary session in Hanoi on August 28.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the event (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) - Prime Minister Nguyen
Xuan Phuc, who is also head of the Sub-Committee for Socio-Economic Affairs of the 13th National Party Congress, chaired
its sixth plenary session in Hanoi on August 28.
PM Phuc lauded the sub-committee's members for their efforts in building the 2021-2030
socio-economic development strategy and socio-economic orientations and tasks for 2021-2025, which were
sent to Party congresses at all levels for further comments.
to the COVID-19 pandemic, he said, the economy grew just 0.36 percent in the
second quarter, the lowest in the past three decades, adding that the figure reached only 1.81
percent in the first half.
the difficulties, the Government will strive to post positive growth this year, he said,
adding that several sectors still grew, while trade was in surplus by over 10
billion USD and positive signs were seen in boosting the disbursement of public
a survey conducted recently by the Party Central Committee’s Commission for
Education and Information, 97 percent of respondents expressed their belief in the measures
adopted by the Party and State to fight COVID-19. Therefore, national
aspirations, innovation, and creativity with Vietnamese culture as a basis should
be affirmed in draft documents, PM Phuc said.
requested specifying outstanding results in achieving the dual goal of fighting
the pandemic and restoring socio-economic development, which reflected efforts
of the entire political system, business community, and people nationwide, making
important contributions to strengthening public trust in the Party's leadership.
leader also suggested further analysing newly emerging issues such as
disasters, climate change, and pandemics, and agreed with the editorial group on
adding contents of digital transformation and new national manufacturing
capacity, with a focus on the development of national businesses, into draft
The sub-committee consented with the editorial
group’s proposal to supplement contents regarding talent nurturing, formation
of new national manufacturing capacity with self-reliance and
resilience of the economy being taken into account.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment, and the Ministry of Finance were asked to reconsider targets related to finance, State budget, and public
investment to serve the building of documents and draft public investment plans
for 2021-2025 for submission to the Government and National Assembly.
The PM also highlighted a need to step up investment,
including social and public investment./.