Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong chairs press conference after the Congress (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Officials, Party members and people from all walks of life have expressed their delight at the success of the 12th National Party Congress that closed in Hanoi on January 28 morning.

Le Thanh Hai, Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Institute for Development Studies - Centre for Economic Consulting, attributed the Congress’s success to the Party Central Committee’s thorough and serious preparations.

In his view, domestic firms should improve their competitiveness since the private economic sector was identified as a significant driver of the national economy at the Congress.

Former head of the administration management office of the Ho Chi Minh City Transport University, Phan Minh Hue said the outcomes of the Congress reflects solidarity and consensus in the Party.

In the central province of Binh Dinh, lecturer Nguyen Quang Cuong from Quy Nhon University hailed the structure of the new Party Central Committee which groups new and young faces, saying that they are capable and passionate enough to lead the country forward.

Nguyen Thi Van from the Central Committee of the Vietnam Journalists’ Association said discussions at the event took place in a heated, straightforward and democratic manner. The Congress discussed and adopted a number of key policies and guidelines that outline development orientations in the foreseeable future.

In the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang, ethnic minorities expressed their trust in the new leadership and hoped that the new resolution will help further improve the lives of ethnic groups in particular.

Lam Xuan Chanh, a Party member in Tan Quang precinct, believed that the Congress will open up a new period of development for the country.

He wished that the Party and State will continue issuing policies benefiting mountainous ethnic groups, including building irrigational facilities and schools, upgrading transport and generating more local jobs.-VNA