9th VFF National Congress convenes first working session

Wednesday, 2019-09-18 21:28:08
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Overview of the first working session of the 9th National Congress of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (Photo: daidoanket.vn)
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NDO/VNA – The first working session of the 9th National Congress of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) was held in Hanoi on September 18 to look into a work reviewing report and preparations for the opening ceremony of the congress on September 19 morning.

Truong Thi Mai, Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation; Tran Thanh Man, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and President of the VFF Central Committee, and 1,300 delegates attended the event.

The delegates heard the report reviewing the operations of the VFF Central Committee, the Presidium and the Standing Board of the VFF Central Committee for the 2014-2019 term.

Hau A Lenh, Vice President and Secretary General of the VFF Central Committee, said over the past five years, the VFF Central Committee, the Presidium and the Standing Board have renewed their management and implementation of solutions, and worked hard to perform their role and responsibility for great national unity bloc building.

They have paid more attention to connecting the Party and State with people, and optimising resources to effectively fulfill front tasks, he said.

During the eighth tenure, the VFF Central Committee convened ten meetings to discuss and decide major matters, issued programmes and resolutions on the implementation of key tasks and solutions, and encouraged people from all walks of life to join hands in realising the targets of socio-economic development, and ensuring national defence and security, and foreign affairs, the official stressed.

Meanwhile, the Presidium has played an active role in law building and presented opinions of voters and people at the National Assembly’s sessions, Lenh said.

He also highlighted efforts of the Standing Board of the VFF Central Committee in new-style rural area and civilized urban building, as well as the attention the board has paid to remote, border and island areas, and victims of natural disasters.

Their activities have contributed to promoting the great national unity bloc and encouraging people of all social strata to engage in implementing major tasks, he said.

The report also pointed out limitations in the operations of the VFF Central Committee, the Presidium and the Standing Board regarding their response to some pressing and newly-emerging issues, law building, social supervision and feedback.

On this occasion, the Presidium of the eighth VFF Central Committee launched a SMS campaign to collect funds in support of the poor.