General Secretary: Countries and political parties need to uphold the spirit of solidarity


General Secretary: Countries and political parties need to uphold the spirit of solidarity

According to General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, countries and political parties need to uphold the spirit of solidarity and community responsibility; increase dialogue, join hands to respond to traditional and non-traditional security challenges.

On the evening of July 6, 2021, at the headquarters of the Party Central Committee, General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong led a high-ranking delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam to attend the online summit between the Communist Party of China and political leaders. party in the world with the theme “For the sake of the people, the responsibility of the political party”.

The conference was organized on the initiative of Communist Party of China, with the participation of about 10,000 delegates from more than 500 political parties and political organizations in more than 160 countries around the world.

General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong leads a high-ranking delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam to attend the Conference (Photo: VNA)

The following is the full text of General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s speech at the Conference:

Dear Comrade Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, President of the People’s Republic of China

Ladies and gentlemen of the world’s political parties and organizations,

Today, I am very pleased to attend the Summit between the Chinese Communist Party and political parties around the world on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China.

First of all, on behalf of the Party, State and people of Vietnam, I would like to send to the Chinese Party, Government and people my warmest congratulations on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China. and best regards to you attending the Conference.

Over the past 100 years, the Communist Party of China has led the Chinese people to achieve great and historic achievements, and many achievements are highly valued by the international community. We sincerely congratulate the Communist Party and people of China on those achievements and believe that, under the leadership of the Communist Party of China with the General Secretary, President Xi Jinping As the core, the Chinese people will continue to achieve many new and greater achievements, building China into a modern, prosperous, democratic, civilized, harmonious and beautiful socialist country. .

Ladies and Gentlemen,

On the basis of the foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, friendship, cooperation and development, multilateralization and diversification, stemming from the tradition of pure internationalism and with the important The long-standing friendship between the two parties and the two countries, Vietnam and China, the Communist Party of Vietnam delegation attended this conference in the spirit of openness and cooperation, ready to discuss with the political parties on the topic ” For the happiness of the people, the responsibility of the political party.”

During his lifetime, President Ho Chi Minh, founder of the Communist Party of Vietnam, a great leader of the Vietnamese nation, was honored by UNESCO as a Hero of National Liberation and an Outstanding Cultural House. of Vietnam, once said: “The people are the most precious, the most important, the ultimate,” “There is nothing in the sky as precious as the people. There is nothing stronger in the world than the united force of the people.”

I believe that all delegates share this view, because the people are the socio-political foundation, the source of strength of political parties and political organizations, and the target and object of direction. to the guidelines and policies of each country and genuine political parties.

The pursuit of happiness is the legitimate aspiration and right of all people. That is the aspiration for a good society in which everyone is fully developed; live a prosperous, happy, peaceful life, everyone is equal with each other, love and help each other.

In addition to those common wishes, people in each country and region have their own legitimate concerns, such as ending wars and conflicts, solving social inequality, poverty, and fighting climate change. climate change and disease prevention.

Peace, cooperation and development are still major trends in the world, but people of all countries are also facing severe challenges of tension, ongoing wars, and risks of economic lag. social stability and traditional and non-traditional security threats.

Socio-economic crises, socio-political instability, climate change, environmental pollution, terrorist activities, the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic have profoundly impacted all aspects of the world. global socio-economic life and human life.

As an important socio-political organization in the life of nations and also an important subject in international relations, political parties and socio-political organizations need to promote the role of political parties. Together with governments of other countries to bring happiness to the people, actively participate in the process of responding to global challenges, improve global governance capacity, thereby realizing the aspiration. happiness of all mankind.

I would like to share some of the following comments:

Firstly, on the national level, the formulation and implementation of guidelines, guidelines and programs need to come from the awareness of “taking the people as the root”, taking the people as the center, considering the people’s happiness as the the highest goal, thereby promoting the State to develop and implement appropriate, effective and specific laws and policies to ensure development in that direction.

Second, countries and political parties need to uphold the spirit of solidarity and community responsibility; strengthen dialogue, mutual understanding, international cooperation, respect each other’s legitimate interests, join hands in responding to traditional and non-traditional security challenges; uphold international law, especially in the settlement of disagreements and disputes. Only when nations and peoples live together in peace, friendship, mutual respect, and mutual assistance, for the common good future of mankind, will the people of the world truly enjoy the benefits of peace and harmony. enjoy happiness fully and authentically.

Third, the current urgent task of countries, political parties and socio-political organizations is to protect the people’s happiness, soon repel the Covid-19 pandemic, quickly restore economic development and develop the economy. economy and social security. To effectively carry out this task, the efforts and consensus of governments, political parties, organizations and people are key factors, but effective international cooperation is very important, in which ensuring the supply, equal and timely access to vaccines against epidemics.

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Ladies and Gentlemen,

The first political program of the Communist Party of Vietnam, we have determined that the basic task of the Vietnamese revolution is to meet the urgent requirements of the nation and the earnest aspirations of the people. Our President Ho Chi Minh during his lifetime also often reminded Party members to always be imbued with the view that “how many benefits are for the people, how many rights belong to the people.”

Closely attached to the people and supported by the people, the Communist Party of Vietnam has led together with the Vietnamese people to overcome many difficulties and challenges over the past 90 years. Since its inception, the Communist Party of Vietnam has led the Vietnamese people to realize the burning aspiration of the colonial people to gain independence in 1945, then successfully waged two all-people resistance wars. to regain and preserve national independence and reunification in 1975.

Since then, the Vietnamese people, under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam, have firmly defended their country’s independence, won victory in the fight to defend the Fatherland, recovered from the war and achieved great achievements in the cause of national renewal and development.

Today, Vietnam is a developing, middle-income country, one of the fastest growing economies in the world; culture has developed, the people’s material and spiritual life has been improved, belonging to the group of countries achieving the United Nations’ high human development index (HDI), especially compared to other countries at the same level of development. development; become an active, responsible member of the international community.

For more than a year, Vietnam has made efforts to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, considering the health and safety of people’s lives first and foremost; proactively and actively prevent and effectively prevent epidemics, while promoting economic recovery and development, and ensuring social security.

Experience from our practice is to always take the people’s happiness as a striving goal, relying on the people’s invincible strength. The Party leads by way of development based on objective laws, economic growth goes hand in hand with social progress and justice, environmental protection, considering culture as the spiritual foundation of society; building a state ruled by law of the people, by the people and for the people; arouse and promote innovation, creativity and participation of the whole society; develop peaceful, friendly and cooperative relations with countries around the world.

With the will and determination of the nation to develop a prosperous and happy country, the Party, State and people of Vietnam are making efforts to strengthen the building of the Party and a clean and strong political system. comprehensive, effective and efficient operation; comprehensively and synchronously promote the renovation, industrialization and modernization; continue to effectively implement the foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, multilateralization, diversification and comprehensive international integration, ready to be a friend, a reliable partner and an active member. , responsible in the international community; expand relations and promote cooperation with political, social and people forces of other countries, striving for peace, national independence, democracy, development cooperation and social progress.

On this occasion, once again, on behalf of the Party, State and people of Vietnam, I sincerely thank the support and assistance of the people of other countries, political parties and socio-political organizations for the with Vietnam through the ages. We appreciate and thank China for its multi-faceted help during Vietnam’s previous struggle for independence as well as in the cause of national construction and development today.

I wish the summit between the Chinese Communist Party and political parties around the world a great success!

Thank you very much!”