Monday, 17/6/2019

Current Affairs

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc paid official visits to the Russian Federation, the Kingdom of Norway and the Kingdom of Sweden

During the nine-day visit to the three countries from May 20-28, the Prime Minister had a working program with more than 50 activities. He had talks, and meetings with senior leaders of the three countries; attended business forums, met investors, overseas Vietnamese, visited and worked at localities, production establishments, high-tech centers of enterprises and large corporations; and met with Russian and Swedish friends who have made great contribution to the national construction and defense of Vietnam.

Politics

Strong party, growing country, long-lasting nation

Welcoming the year 2019, reviewing the three-year-implementation of the political resolutions of the 12th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam, in the threshold of Ky Hoi Spring, Comrade Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Party Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, wrote an article with the title: "Strong Party, Growing Country, Long-lasting Nation," exclusively for the Communist Review. The Communist Review presents the article of comrade Nguyen Phu Trong.

Economy

Strongly developing processing and manufacturing industries to create a new impetus for economic growth

In 2018, Vietnam's economy continued maintaining a high growth rate; its gross domestic product in 2018 reached 7.08%, the highest ever in 11 years. Of which, the industrial sector growth rate increased by 8.79%, contributing 2.85 percentage points to the growth rate of the total added value of the economy. In particular, the processing and manufacturing industries sustained their status as bright spots, a major driving force for promoting industrial production, as well as the overall growth of the economy.

Foreign Relations and International Intergration

Vietnam is ready to assume the position of a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the 2020-2021 tenure

The fulfillment of the post of a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the 2008-2009 tenure is a historic milestone in the implementation of foreign policy in general, and multilateral diplomacy in particular and international integration of Vietnam. This success is an important factor for the 12th Party Congress to define that multilateral foreign policy is a strategic orientation of Vietnam's foreign affairs, while directly facilitating the Vietnam’s second run for a non-permanent membership of the UNSC for the 2020-2021 tenure.

Focus

Continuing to further enhance the responsibility of people's representatives

In the atmosphere of welcoming the New Spring when the Vietnamese National Assembly just successful organized the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26), the biggest parliamentary diplomatic activities in the region in 2018, Politburo member, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan granted an interview on the central tasks of the National Assembly in the coming time.

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