Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong attended and delivered a key speech at the 17th Party Congress of Hanoi which opened on October 12.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong is welcomed to the Hanoi Party Congress.
The congress attracted the participation of nearly 500 delegates, representing more than 450,000 members of the Hanoi Party Committee. It is to review the committee’s major achievements during the past five years, draw lessons and outline orientations for the coming tenure.
Delegates will debate and give opinions on political documents to be submitted to the upcoming 13th National Party Congress, elect the executive board for the next tenure, and elect delegates to the National Party Congress.
In its political report to the congress, Hanoi aims to develop rapidly and sustainably towards a green urban, smart, and modern city with high competitiveness nationally and regionally and with a GRDP per capita of between US$8,300-8,500 by 2025 and between US$12,000-13,000 by 2030.
According to Vuong Dinh Hue, incumbent Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has directed Hanoi to successfully organize its Party Congress to set an exemplary model for other localities nationwide.
The Congress must create new momentum and make fundamental changes in all domains to help develop the capital more rapidly and sustainably, Trong said as quoted by the Hanoi Party Committee Secretary.VOV