Newly elected Party General Secretary, Nguyen Phu Trong.
The new General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC), the 11th tenure, Nguyen Phu Trong, delivered a speech closing the 11th National CPV Congress in Hanoi on January 19.
The following is the full text of the speech.
After nine days working in a serious, urgent manner in a democratic and solidarity atmosphere with a high sense of responsibility before the Party and people, the 11th National Party Congress has successfully concluded with the completion of all set items on the agenda.
The Congress has engaged in energetic, frank and democratic discussions and unanimously adopted documents of great importance and strategic, long-term significance for the country’s development: The Platform on National Construction in the Transitional Period to Socialism (supplemented and developed in 2011), the Socio-economic Development Strategy for 2011-2020, political orientations and tasks for the five years from 2011-2015 and the Party Statute (supplemented and revised). Continue reading