12th National Party Congress (Source :VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) - Thirteen more foreign parties, organisations, friends and diplomatic corps have congratulated the Communist Party of Vietnam on its 12th National Congress.

The newly-arrived congratulations brought the total congratulatory messages sent to the 12th National Party Congress to 248 as by January 28, according to the Congress’s Secretariat.

The 12th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) concluded with success on January 28 after eight days of working.

The Congress elected a 200-member Party Central Committee, including 180 official and 20 alternate ones.

The Party General Secretary in the 11th tenure, Nguyen Phu Trong, was re-elected with unanimity as General Secretary in the 12th tenure during the 12th Party Central Committee’s first plenum. 

During its first plenum, the 12th Party Central Committee also elected the Politburo, which comprises of 19 members, as well as the Secretariat, the Inspection Commission and the commission’s head for the new tenure.-VNA