Vietnam will continue to affirm its leading political position and economic role in the Asia-Pacific region, head of Russian News Agency TASS’ bureau in Vietnam Yuri Denisovych has said.
At the 13th National Party Congress (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) –
Vietnam will continue to affirm its leading political position and
economic role in the Asia-Pacific region, head of Russian News Agency TASS’
bureau in Vietnam Yuri Denisovych has said.
Denisovych, one of the
foreign reporters who are covering the 13th National Congress of the Communist
Party of Vietnam (CPV) in Hanoi, made the statement in an interview with the
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)’s correspondent on the occasion of the country's important
He also underlined
efforts made to ensure full and efficient access to information about the congress.
Of particular note, the VNA has launched a special website, at (https://daihoidang.vn/) that provides
information and news on the congress in different forms and languages.
The website has helped
him receive news on the event and additional information about the CPV’s
history and the 12 previous Party Congresses, along with biographies of Vietnamese
Party and State leaders, which are vital for his work.
As he has been living
and working in Vietnam for years, Denisovych said he has witnessed various
achievements of the countries in all spheres under the CPV’s leadership,
including socio-economic development and external relations.
Head of Russian News Agency TASS’ bureau in Vietnam Yuri Denisovych, one of the foreign reporters who are covering the Congress (Photo courtesy of the journalist)
Despite the adverse
impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam was among a few countries posting positive
economic growth as its GDP expanded 2.91 percent last year.
The nation was one of
the 10 countries in the world posting the highest economic growth, with an
annual average GDP growth rate of 5.9 percent in the past five years.
According to the World
Health Organisation, Vietnam has been among countries that have effectively
contained the spread of the pandemic, and offered assistance of face masks,
medicine and medical supplies to other nations.
Denisovych also highly
regarded Vietnam’s performance as Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian
Nations (ASEAN) and the 41st ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly in 2020; as
well as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the
Against the backdrop
of the pandemic, the country hosted various summits in the form of
videoconferences and prepared important documents on international cooperation,
including one calling on the global community to stay united in the fight
against COVID-19, said the Russian reporter.
Vietnam has obtained
impressive progress in economic development and external affairs, while curbing
the spread of COVID-19, thereby improving its role and prestige in the
international arena, and affirming the CPV’s leadership which helps the country
has taken the lead in Asia-Pacific.
“Vietnam has overcome
all challenges and hardships thanks to the CPV’s judicious leadership as well
as patriotism and high determination of Vietnamese people,” he stressed./.