Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh chairs Cabinet meeting

Update: 15:08 | 15/04/2021
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh chairs Cabinet meeting on Thursday morning to debate an action plan to realize the Resolution adopted at the 13th National Party Congress.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh chairs Cabinet meeting
From left to right: Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, and Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh at the Cabinet meeting, Ha Noi, April 15, 2021. (Photo: VGP)

In his first policy speech after he was elected Prime Minister, Chinh stressed the need to build an action plan to translate the aforesaid Resolution into reality, with a focus on the following tasks:

(i) Continue improving the socialist-oriented market economy institutions, mechanisms, and policies; innovate growth model and restructure the economy.

Decentralization of power will be further strengthened while responsibility of organizations and individuals will be clarified to promote autonomy and creativity of all levels and sectors.

(ii) Continue stepping up the building of a law-governed State, uphold the rule-of-law spirit, strengthen discipline in the State apparatus and the whole society; actively prevent and consistently and perseveringly fight corruption and wastefulness through adoption of strong mechanisms and solutions; promulgate mechanisms to encourage and protect those who dare to think, dare to do and dare to take responsibility for common benefits.

(iii) Mobilize and effectively use all resources in favor of national development; foster strategic infrastructure development; attach importance to national digital transformation and digital economy based on science and technology development; create more favorable environment and conditions conducive to businesses; stay active and introduce effective solutions to overcome negative impacts of national calamities, climate change, environmental pollution, and epidemics, especially the COVID-19 pandemic.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh chairs Cabinet meeting
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and other Ministers at the meeting. (Photo: TGVN)

(iv) Resolutely and perseveringly safeguard national independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity; ensure national defense, security, social order and safety; continue pursuing consistently the foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, multi-lateralization and diversification of external relations for peace, cooperation and development as well as active and proactive international integration, making Viet Nam a responsible and trusted member of the international community.

(v) Build mechanisms and policies to promote the cultural and human values, serving as driving force for socio-economic development; take measures to raise the quality of healthcare, education and training; lay emphasis on high-quality workforce development, and attract and use talents.

Develop inclusive social welfare system, with a focus on remote, border, island regions, ethnic-inhabited areas, and vulnerable groups.

The Cabinet will also discuss ways to accelerate public investment disbursement, extension of tax and land rent payment, implementation of Resolution No. 42/NQ-CP on assistance for people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, among other issues.

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(Source: VGP)