The 11 th National Party Congress held a preparatory meeting in Hanoi on Jan. 11 ahead of its official opening meeting on Jan. 12.

Delegates adopted the Congress’s agenda, working modality and election regulations, elected a presidium, a secretariat and delegate eligibility committee and approved a report of this committee.

The 11 th National Party Congress will take place from Jan. 12-19 at the National Convention Centre in Hanoi on Jan. 12 with the participation of 1,377 delegates representing more than 3.6 million Party members from nearly 54,000 Party organisations nationwide.

The theme of the 11 th Congress is, “Continue enhancing the Party’s leadership capacity and combativeness, promoting the nation’s synergy, comprehensively boosting the doi moi (renewal) process, creating the fundamentals for Vietnam to become a modern industrial country by 2020”.

The 11 th National Party Congress is a great political event of the entire Party, the entire people and the entire army, encouraging them all to work to raise the Party’s leadership and combat capacity, continue to undertake the renewal robustly and comprehensively and promote the strength of the great national unity bloc to advance the country toward sustainable development.

It will discuss and adopt the Platform for National Construction in the transitional period toward Socialism (supplemented and developed in 2011), the Socio-economic Development Strategy for the 2011-2020 period, the Political Report by the 10 th Party Central Committee submitted to the 11 th National Party Congress, and the report summing up the enforcement of Party Statute and supplements and revisions to the Statute.

The Congress will also elect a new Party Central Committee./.