Mass mobilization activities in national development lauded hinh anh 1Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc addesses the conference (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA)
– Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has hailed mass mobilisation activities conducted in 2017, saying they helped gather national strength for the growth of the nation.

The PM attended a conference of the Party Central Committee’s Mass Mobilisation Commission to summarise its operation in 2017 and set tasks for 2018 before flying to Cambodia for the second Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) Leaders’ Meeting on January 10.

He stated that tasks for the mass mobilisation sector in 2018 is tough, requiring the sector to renovate its operation. Along with mobilizing the entire people in implementing the Party and State’s policies, each of the mass mobilization staff should set an example in fighting formalism.

The PM asked for more effective coordination between the Party Central Committee’s Mass Mobilisation Commission and the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee in improving social supervision and criticism.

He urged the mass mobilization boards at all levels to take the lead in scrutinizing their organization and administrative reform, creating optimal conditions for people and enterprises.

Affirming that improving living conditions of the people to not leave anyone behind in the development of the country, better communications are needed to timely inform people and businesses about policies and directions of the Party and Government, he said.

Deputy head of the Mass Mobilisation Commission Tran Thi Bich Thuy said that in 2017, the sector focused on mobilizing the public to realise the socio-economic development tasks, especially in ethnic minority and religious communities.

The commission has chosen the theme of 2018 as the Year of Government Mass Mobilisation, she said.

Meanwhile, head of the commission Truong Thi Mai called for stronger engagement of the society in supervising the operation of public works and officials, thus promoting people’s role in building the incorruptible and strong administration.-VNA