The event was attended by former Party General Secretaries Le Kha Phieu and Nong Duc Manh, former President Tran Duc Luong, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, former NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung, and President of the Vietnam Fatherland Central Committee Tran Thanh Man, among others.
| Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong addresses Lunar New Year get-together 2019
Party General Secretary and President Trong said: “The achievements in 2018 in all fields have enhanced the trust of Party members, officials and community in the Party and the national reform cause. It was the result of the 30-year national reform, solidarity, unity, efforts, and wholeheartedness of the entire Party, people, and army, creating an overall strength and consensus of the whole political system and society and providing new momentum, confidence, and hope for the New Year 2019.”
| Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong gives a toast to guests
The top leader called for the whole Party, people and army to promote self-strength, activeness and innovation, thus continuing to promote the achieved successes and overcome challenges and difficulties, completing all set plans and tasks. Party General Secretary and President Trong stressed the need to maintain macro-economic stability and control inflation, strengthen defense and security, firmly safeguard the country’s independence, sovereignty, unity, and territorial integrity, protect the environment, proactively respond to climate change and natural calamities, and broaden foreign relations and international integration, thus enhancing the status of Vietnam in the world arena and continuing maintaining a peaceful and stable environment for development.