Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong speaks at a meeting between NA deputies and Hanoi voters on October 12 (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Many voters in Hanoi applauded the Party and State’s recent
efforts to combat corruption, wastefulness and violations in personnel-related
affairs during a meeting on October 12 with Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu
Trong and other National Assembly (NA) deputies of the city.
The meeting with voters of Tay Ho, Ba Dinh and
Hoan Kiem districts was held ahead of the fourth session of the 14th NA, which is scheduled to take place from October 23 to November 22.
Many constituents held that the Party has
straightforwardly looked at existing weaknesses and taken drastic measures to
fight the degradation of thought, morality and lifestyle, along with self-evolution
and self-transformation manifestations.
They hailed the settlement of many serious cases
of public concern involving senior officials of the Party, the State and
Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Quoc Thuoc, a voter in Ba
Dinh district, said the people want the Party and State to do better, and they
are ready to stand side by side with the Party and the State.
Other voters expressed their hope that both
central agencies and localities will take action. Local inspection committees
must work as strongly as the Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission
while the press should also play a greater role in preventing corruption,
wastefulness and negative phenomena. The entire Party, people and the whole
country must join efforts to create strong, synchronous and comprehensive
While appreciating the voters’ opinions, Party
General Secretary Trong shared the view that central agencies are working more
drastically than local authorities in fighting corruption and negative
phenomena, stressing that all must engage in this work to make progress.
The Party leader added the fight against
corruption and negative phenomena is a difficult and complicated job, which
requires persistence, determination, right methodology and consensus.
He affirmed the Party and State’s resolve in
this work, reiterating the “no-holds-barred” crackdown on corruption and
In response to voters’ attention to personnel-related
affairs, the Party chief said the personnel work is a key task in the Party
building, adding that officials must have right leading and working
The freshly finished sixth session of the 12th
Party Central Committee moved to improve the personnel work along with the
leading methodology and the operation effectiveness of the political system and
public non-productive agencies, he added.
Regarding the NA’s fourth session, the General
Secretary said the parliament will discuss and approve some laws, including a
law on planning and a law on anti-corruption. It is also set to decide the
socio-economic and financial-budgetary targets and tasks for 2018, as well as
some personnel issues.-VNA