The entrance of National Conference Center in Vietnam is decorated by flowers and posters on Jan. 10, 2011. Vietnam's 11th Communist Party Congress is scheduled to open on Jan. 12. (Xinhua/Li Qing)
HANOI, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- The upcoming 11th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) that will open here on Wednesday has drawn wide attention as it is an important political event of the Vietnamese Party, State and people.
As Vietnamese Vice Chairman of the Central Commission on Communication and Education Nguyen Bac Son put it here Monday at a press conference, the meeting marks the first congress of the second decade of the 21st century as well as the review of the foundation, combat, growth, leadership of the CPV in the past 80 years.
The 11th National Congress of CPV, with participation of 1,377 delegates representing over 3.6 million Party members in the country, will be held under the theme of continuing enhancing the party's leadership capacity and combativeness, promoting the nation's synergy, comprehensively boosting the renewal process, creating the fundamentals for Vietnam to become a basically modern- oriented industrial country by 2020, said Son.
Analysts held that to prepare for the congress, the party has made great efforts in instructing party committees of all levels throughout the country, bringing the draft documents to the public both domestic and overseas for comments and working hard to provide inputs for the draft documents of the congress.
Son added that the party insisted the documents must represent the spirit of reform and a consensus in the party and among Vietnamese people.
During the congress, four major issues will be discussed including the Draft Platform for National Construction, the Draft Political Report of the 10th Party's Central Executive Committee to be submitted to the 11th Party Congress, the Draft of the 2010- 2020 Socio-economic development strategy and the concerning personnel preparations for the 11th Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam.
The congress is scheduled to last till Jan. 19.