The event saw the attendance of Hoang Trung Hai, Politburo member, Secretary of the Hanoi Party committee, Head of the National Assembly deputy delegation of Hanoi; Pham The Duyet, former member of the Standing Committee of the Politburo, former Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Central Committee; Pham Quang Nghi, former Politburo member, former Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee; Tran Thanh Man, Secretary of the Party Central Committee (PCC), Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee (VFFCC); Ngo Thi Thanh Hang, PCC member, Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee; Nguyen Duc Chung, PCC member, Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee; Ngo Thi Doan Thanh, former PCC member, former Deputy Head of the PCC’s Commission for Mass Mobilization; Dao Duc Toan, Deputy Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee.
Vietnamese heroic mothers, labor heroes, People's Armed Force heroes, and 330 outstanding delegates representing people, religion groups and intellectuals were also in attendance.
A music performance at the conference.
Addressing the event, Chairwoman of the Hanoi Fatherland Front Committee for the tenure of 2014-2019, Nguyen Lan Huong said that Hanoi Fatherland Front Committee has called on people to join in consolidating and promoting the national unity bloc.
Notably, the Hanoi Fatherland Front Committee in collaboration with membership units has strengthened the communication to encourage local people to comply with guidelines, policies of the Party, and laws of the State while disseminating and realizing Directive No. 05-CT/TW of the Politburo on Strengthening the “studying and following of President Ho Chi Minh’s thought, moral, and style” associated with Resolutions of the PCC’s 4th plenum (11th and 12th tenure) on the Party building.
At the conference.
The Hanoi Fatherland Front Committee has effectively worked out sustainable poverty reduction programs. Particularly, the Vietnam Fatherland Front raised the fund to build and repair 8,148 houses for the poor and gave financial support for needy students.
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Vietnamese War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day, the Municipal Fatherland Front Committee in collaboration with the Municipal People’s Committee launched a gratitude campaign to raise fund to build and repair 8,094 houses for revolutionary contributors.
The Municipal Fatherland Front Committee gave financial assistance worth VND81,558 billion to victims of fire, natural disasters, floods, droughts, and saline intrusion.
Over the past tenure, the Municipal Fatherland Front Committee have also brought into full play democracy, protected people’s legitimate interests, enhanced supervision and social criticism, and participated in building strong Party organization and government.
VFFCC Chairman Tran Thanh Man presents a gift to the Hanoi Fatherland Front Committee.
Speaking at the conference, Tran Thanh Man, Secretary of the Party Central Committee, Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee congratulated the Hanoi Fatherland Front Committee on its achievements over the past tenure.
Regarding key missions in the time to come, he asked the Municipal Fatherland Front Committee to consolidate the unity bloc, ensure the consensus in thought and action, and encourage locals to carry out guidelines and policies of the Party, laws of the State.
He stressed that the Municipal Fatherland Front Committee needs to jointly deal with challenges and concerned issues; play an important role in fulfilling socio-economic development missions; and join in building new style rural areas and urban civilization, sustainable poverty reduction, taking care of revolutionary veterans, those in difficult circumstances, contributing to narrowing the gap between the rich and the poor.
Especially, the Municipal Fatherland Front Committee should continue improving the outcomes in its supervision and social criticism work according to Decisions No. 217/QD-TW, and 218/QD-TW of the Politburo while effectively executing Resolution of the PCC’s 4th plenum in association with Directive 05 of the Politburo on strengthening the studying and following of President Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality and style, he noted.
VFFCC Chairman also asked all-level Party organizations and authorities to pay more attention to the Front’s work, and create favorable conditions for all-level Fatherland Front Committees’ operations in the area.
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung speaks at the conference.
Addressing the event, Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said that over the past years, the execution of cooperative programs between the Hanoi Fatherland Front Committee and the Municipal People’s committee has been enhanced in all fields. The two sides signed cooperative contents in areas of socio-economic and cultural development, national security and defense.
To promote Fatherland Front’s role as well as to make significant contributions to fulfilling missions of socio-economic development, maintaining national security and defense, the Municipal People’s Committee as well as all-level authorities will boost stronger cooperation with the Municipal Fatherland Front Committee in consolidating the unity bloc, creating the consensus among the society for the city’s development, he added.
He also underlined the need for the two sides to tighten the cooperation in conducting supervision and social criticism activities, implementing grassroots democracy regulations while joining in administrative reform, prevention and control of crime, corruption and wastefulness.
Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai addresses the event.
Speaking at the event, Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai recognized and lauded the Municipal Fatherland Front’s innovation in its operations making them more practical and effective.
On behalf of the city leaders, the Secretary congratulated and praised the achievements of the Front over the past tenure.
Agreeing with goals, missions and solutions set for the next term, Secretary Hoang Trung Hai emphasized several key tasks in the time to come, including rolling out an action program of the Municipal Fatherland Front Committee for the 2019-2024 tenure, disseminating viewpoints of the Party and President Ho Chi Minh on national unity, strengthening communication, education of revolutionary tradition to raise political awareness, and promoting the municipal Fatherland Front’s role and position in building the Party and authorities to meet the requirement of international integration.
Among the tasks included renewing and increasing the quality and efficiency of campaigns, “All people unite to build new style rural areas and urban civilization”, “Buying Vietnamese product”, among others launched by the VFFCC, associated with implementing Directive No.5 of the Politburo on strengthening the studying and following of President Ho Chi Minh’s thought, moral and style as well as the building of elegant and civilized Hanoians.
Hai also urged the Municipal Fatherland Front Committee to fulfill its functions of supervision and social criticism and give its feedback on building the Party and government; create the consensus in executing missions of socio-economic development, national security and defense in the city; consolidate and promote the role of religions and ethnic groups in patriotic emulation movements and campaigns.
At the conference, the Hanoi Fatherland Front Committee received Independence Medal, first class.