The Party Congress had the theme "Building a clean and strong Party Committee of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism; promoting the spirit of solidarity, democracy, innovation and creativity promotion of officials and Party members; contributing to building and developing the culture of Vietnamese people."
According to the political report of the Party Committee of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, during the 2015 – 2020 term, in the context of the international and domestic situation facing many difficulties and challenges, the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic has directly affected the activities of the ministry. However, with efforts, the whole Party Committee has achieved important results in the implementation of the ministry's political tasks and exceeded the annual plan targets in all fields of culture, sports, tourism and family.
The ministry has advised the National Assembly to adopt the three laws, including Law on Tourism, Law on Sports and Law on Library; advised the Government to issue 24 Decrees; and the Minister issued 78 Circulars.
Delegates at the Party Congress (Photo: dangcongsan.vn)
In terms of grassroots culture, cultural heritage, national cultures, libraries, performing arts, cinema, fine arts, photography, exhibitions, copyrights, international cooperation, and family – related affairs have many innovations and achieved many dramatic results.
The field of high-performance and mass sports has gained many outstanding achievements in international and continental competitions.
The tourism sector has the highest growth rate ever, from 2016 to 2019, international visitors increased 2.5 times to 18 million in 2019.
The fields of organizational structure, personnel, office work, finance, budget, inspection, emulation and commendation work, science, technology and environment, tourism cultural village of Vietnamese ethnic groups, press, media, information technology, training institutions, and project management units have all innovated and successfully completed their assigned tasks.
The Party building work in terms of politics, ideology, morality, and lifestyle have been given attention. Thereby, the political bravery of officials and Party members has been increasingly enhanced.
Speaking at the Party Congress, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of the Central Agencies Bloc Huynh Tan Viet praised the results that the Party Committee of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has achieved over the past term. He emphasized that in the context of many difficulties and challenges in the domestic and international situation, it is clear to see and highly appreciate the efforts of all officials, Party members and employees of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in the correct and full implementation of functions and tasks of a Party Committee at higher grassroots level.
During the past term, the standing board and executive board of the Party Committee of the ministry have made many innovations in leadership, direction and comprehensive implemention of the assigned tasks. The nuclear political role of party organizations and party members in agencies and units is promoted, creating a concensus in awareness and action to implement assigned tasks, contributing to consolidating the belief in the Party’s leadership.
Speaking at the congress, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien said that the Party Committee of the ministry and its Party cells have constantly innovated leadership methods, focusing on improving the working way in the direction of science, and following practical conditions to gain many outstanding achievements.
As the result, most of the goals and tasks set out by the Resolution of the Party Congress of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism for the 2015-2020 term have been completed and even exceeded the targets.
However, according to the Minister, in the coming term, the sector of culture, sports and tourism will face many difficulties and challenges in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic developing complicatedly.
The Minister requested that each Party cell, official and Party member be fully aware of the position and role of party building in association with professional work. It needs to continue improving leadership capacity and fighting strength of the Party Committee, which is considered as an important, key and decisive work to promote the leading role in order to build a clean, strong agency and successfully complete tasks on the field of culture, sports, tourism and family.
At the congress, presentations contributed ideas to complete the political report, as well as offered suggestions and proposals of solutions to develop culture, sports, tourism and family in the coming time.
The congress also elected the executive board of the Party Committee of the ministry including 33 members. Mr. Ta Quang Dong, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, was elected as the Secretary of the Party Committee of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism for the 2020-2025 term./.