The Party Central Committee on October 6 wrapped up its 8th plenum after five days of working, with General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong in the chair. It issued an announcement on the work of the plenum.
Party Central Committee issues announcement on 8th plenum. (Photo: VNA)
Participants of the plenum passed the basic contents of the resolution on the strategy on sustainably developing Vietnam’s sea-based economy to 2030, with a vision to 2045. The Party Central Committee assigned the Political Bureau to perfect, officially issue and organize the implementation of the resolution.
The Committee adopted the conclusion on the socio-economic situation and the state budget in 2018 as well as the plan on socio-economic development and state budget projection for 2019. Participants also reached a consensus to nominate General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong for the National Assembly to elect to the position of the President of the state in its coming 6th session.
During the plenum, the Committee considered and decided on the issue of the provisions on the responsibility of party members and officials - first of all members of the Political Bureau, the Secretariat and the Central Committe - to set example. It also considered and decided to establish sub-committees to prepare for the 13th Party Congress, and elected two additional members to the Inspection Commission of the 12th Party Central Committee.
The Committee considered and decided to take a disciplinary measure against Nguyen Bac Son, former member of the Party Central Committee, former Secretary of the Party Committee and former Minister of Information and Communications by stripping him of his position of a member of the 11th Party Central Committee and the Secretary of the Party Committee of the Ministry of Information and Communications of the 2011-2016 tenure.
Besides, the Committee also considered and decided to take a disciplinary measure against Tran Van Minh, former member of the Party Central Committee, former deputy head of its Organization Commission, former Secretary of the Da Nang Party Committee, former Secretary of the Party Committee and former Chairman of the Da Nang People’s Committee, by expelling him from the Party.
The Party Central Committee considered and discussed a report on the important work done by the Political Bureau from the 7th plenum to the 8th one, a report on the Party’s financial work for 2017 and a number of other important issues. It also called on the whole Party, people and army to strive so as to successfully achieve the goals set for 2018 and the following years.VNA