As an indispensable part of the Viet Nam ‘s political system, the Viet Nam Fatherland Front is described as "the political base of people's power." It has a significant role in society, promoting "national solidarity" and "unity of mind in political and spiritual matters.
Many of the government's social programs are conducted through the Front, including a role in programs to reduce poverty.
Because the Front is based around mass participation and popular mobilization, it is seen as representative of the people, and both Vietnam's Constitution and laws give it a special role. The Front also has a particularly significant role in elections. Specifically, endorsement by the Front is generally required (in practice, if not in theory) to be a candidate for election. The Front's role in electoral nominations is mandated by law.
But more importantly, the Front is supposed to supervise the activity of the government and of government organizations.
Like other organizations in society, the Front is also considered as a tool to work for the common aims, namely, for the rights of people and for a peaceful, independent, unified, democratic and prosperous country, having a worthy role in international stage./.