A new dynamic leadership is expected to create new momentum for national growth.
|President Tran Dai Quang delivers an oath speech
During the last meeting of the 13th NA, deputies spent 10 days electing key leaders including the National Assembly Chairperson, NA Vice Chairs, members of the NA Standing Committee, the President, and the Prime Minister, and approving the Prime Minister’s proposals on appointing 3 Deputy Prime Ministers and 18 Ministers to the cabinet.
For the first time the National Assembly Chairperson, the President, the Prime Minister, and the Justice of the People’s Supreme Court were sworn in after being elected.
The leaders promised to do their best to serve the fatherland and the people, be loyal to the nation, the people, and the Constitution and absolutely respect national interests.
The swearing-in ceremonies consolidated the people’s trust in the leaders reflecting each leader’s individual responsibility before the NA and the people.
They created a premise for the people to monitor the leaders’ performance, and promoted the supremacy of the Constitution.
Addressing the National Assembly after being sworn in, the leaders laid out top priorities in their new posts.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said she will work with the NA Standing Committee to implement the tasks of the highest-level representative body of the people.
President Tran Dai Quang said he will do his best to strengthen the national unity bloc, resolutely defend national independence, sovereignty, unity, territorial integrity, and national interests.
He promised to do his best to strengthen the renewal process and international integration, raise Vietnam’s prestige and position in the international arena, and contribute to peace, national independence, democracy and social progress in the world.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc promised to strengthen the government, promote reform and international integration, accelerate administrative reform, and create a favorable business and investment environment.
He said the government will step up the fight against corruption and waste, and resolutely defend national independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity.
Other leaders showed their determination to fulfill their tasks after being elected by the National Assembly.
Do Van Chien, Minister and Head of the Government Committee for Ethnic Affairs, said, “I will work with other cabinet members to implement the Resolutions of the 12th National Party Congress. We will focus on fine-tuning mechanisms and policies to boost socio-economic development in remote mountainous areas, strengthen poverty reduction programs, and invest in education, health care and human resources to create breakthroughs in ethnic minority regions, especially in the northwestern, central highlands, southwestern, and central coastal regions”.
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh noted, “In 2016, I will work with other leaders of the Ministry of Industry and Trade to achieve the targets set out by the National Assembly in agriculture, trade, and services”.
Vietnam is entering a new era of development. The actions taken by senior leaders to fulfill their oaths will determine national growth.