PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends great national unity festival in Hanoi’s Dien Bien Ward (23:28 16/11/2020)
Talking with the locals, PM Phuc expressed his pleasure at the encouraging achievements made by Dien Bien ward’s authorities and residents over the past years.
He said that the festival provided an excellent opportunity for the people to review the development of the country and promote solidarity in the community.
Briefing the attendees on the country’s situation, Phuc informed that the 37th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits concluded successfully on November 15 afternoon.
Vietnam has made great efforts and innovated to fulfill its ASEAN Chairmanship 2020, he stressed, adding that under the Vietnam’s chair, ASEAN’s initiatives on cooperation in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and disease risks were announced and put into operation, including the ASEAN COVID-19 Response Fund, the Regional Reserve of Medical Supplies, the ASEAN Standard Operating Procedures in response to Public Health Emergencies and the ASEAN Centre for Public Health Emergencies and Emerging Diseases.
Phuc underlined that with the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, ASEAN countries and five partners show the strong commitment and determination of regional countries to promote economic connectivity and liberalization.
Regarding the great national unity festival, the Government leader underscored the importance to bring into play the national unity bloc, and encourage the people to follow the Party’s guidelines and the State’s policies and laws.
As the country still faces many difficulties and challenges caused by the COVID-19 and natural disasters in the central region, Phuc called on the people to stay united and make more effort to pursue the dual task.
The local authorities are told to effectively carry out missions of socio-economic development, maintain political security, build urban lifestyle, and strengthen prevention and control of diseases, especially COVID-19 and dengue fever.
Phuc also asked for special attention to mobilizing the locals to engage in building the Party and political system pure and strong, and preserving civilized and elegant style of Hanoians.
According to a report by Dien Bien ward, over the past time, the locality has cooperated with associations and organizations to raise and present over 1.1 tons of necessities worth more than VND47 million to families in difficult circumstances and those affected by the COVId-19 pandemic. The support worth VND534 million has been delivered to 356 policy beneficiaries.
Additionally, the local government has attach great importance to boost economic development, take care of policy beneficiary families and maintain social welfare, ensure social order and traffic safety, and enhance food safety and hygiene, among others.