General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam ( CPV ) Nguyen Phu
Trong has asked the northern province of Quang Ninh to focus on
evaluating its achievements and shortcomings in the implementation of
socio-economic development tasks and in Party building.
Trong on April 7 had a working session with the province’s leaders,
where he made suggestions on Van Don special administrative-economic
zone and Mong Cai border gate economic zone projects.
The province’s leaders reported that in the last two years, its GDP
growth recorded an annual rate of 9.53 percent, while average per capita
income was more than 2,600 USD per annum, 1.7 times higher than the
The province’s economic structure is
moving in the right direction and it is always among the top five
localities nationwide with the highest State budget revenues.
Local people’s living conditions have been improved, with the rate of
poor households decreasing rapidly and now standing at only 3.52
Quang Ninh’s leaders directed the
completion of cultural and social welfare projects in Ha Long city based
on local people’s expectations.
The province also
took back 179 breached land use projects, and implemented measures to
crack down illegal coal mining and trade, as well as dealt with current
pressing issues, including environmental pollution, corruption and
In terms of Party
building, the province has focused on directing the strict
implementation of the fourth CPV Central Committee’s Resolution and
evaluates itself and allows for grassroots to provincial level
The task of Party development has also
been strengthened and a number of disciplinary cases have been carried
out. In the 2010-2012 period, more than 7,500 new members were admitted
to the Party in the province, while 381 Party cells and 37 grassroots
Party organisations were established.-VNA