Congress was honored, excited to welcome, welcome Mr.Nong Duc Manh, General Secretary of Central Committee of Communist Party of Vietnam; Mr.Do Muoi - General Secretary of the Resources Committee of the Communist Party Central of Vietnam, Tran Duc Luong - former Politburo member, former President, Mr. Nguyen Tan Dung - Member of the Politburo, the Prime Minister, Mr. Nguyen Phu Trong - Member Politburo, Chairman of the National Assembly, Mr. Nguyen Van An - former Politburo member, former president of the National Assembly; Mr.Huynh Dam - Chairman of the Central Committee of Vietnam Fatherland Front; Mr.Pham Browse - former Politburo member, former Chairman of the Central Committee of Vietnam Fatherland Front and other leaders and former leaders of the Party, Government, Parliament, Government leaders, comrades director of ministries and departments, the Central Union, the organization of socio-political and other leaders of representatives of 63 provinces and cities directly under the Central Government, the veteran revolutionary comrade, the mother Vietnam hero, heroic armed forces, labor hero and other people, artists typically, he was the leader of state management agencies in the nation over the period and Excellent 1702 delegates, elected from Congress of ethnic minorities at all levels representing more than 12 million ethnic minorities in this meeting of representatives of embassies, the offices diplomats, representatives of news agencies and newspapers. Congress received the flower basket to congratulate President Nguyen Minh Triet, letters of congratulation General Vo Nguyen Giap.
After the opening remarks of the General Assembly Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Sinh Hung - Chairman of the Steering Committee meeting, MrGiang Seo Phu - The Chairman of Committee for Ethnic Affairs, Deputy Head of the Permanent Steering Committee , head of the Organization of the General Assembly adopted the Political Report to the Congress with the theme "Under the banner of the glorious Party, the community of Vietnam ethnic equality, solidarity, respect for mutual assistance for mutual development." Congress has expressed reverence, remembrance and infinitely grateful to President Ho Chi Minh great celebrity culture and the world, united in the Communist Party of Vietnam nurtured for the great national unity nearly a century of continuous bloom through fruit and become a decisive factor in the success of Vietnam's revolution, said the thanks forever remember the heroes, martyrs, revolutionary veterans levels Mother Vietnam hero, hero of the armed forces, labor hero, the human artist, intellectuals, the outstanding people of ethnic minorities has contributed effort, bloody struggle for the cause national liberation and national construction socialist Vietnam.
National Congress of ethnic minorities in Vietnam was first carried out uniformly from the General Assembly level, forming wave-political activities in deep social and ethnic minority areas, contributing raise awareness about the cause of national unity and ethnic ethnic affairs. The process of preparing national Congress of ethnic minorities in Vietnam, along with enthusiasm and responsibility of the Congress Steering Committee, has received the attention of the leaders of the Party Central Committee's Secretariat, the coordination of the Central Vietnam Fatherland Front, ministries, departments, associations Central Government, provinces, especially the senior leaders of the Party, State and through periods interest in monitoring the contribution of the numerous ethnic minorities and people throughout the country has made significant contribution to the Political Report of the General Assembly today is really crystallized the wisdom and power light creation of the whole Party and our people on ethnic affairs.
Political Report at the General Assembly affirmed that Vietnam is a country in uniform, including 54 ethnic groups, including ethnic minorities 53. Ethnic minorities make up more than 14% of our country, the national population, distributed over a large area with 3 / 4 area of the territory, mainly in the mountainous, border, has a strategic position important political, economic, security, defense and environment. Right from the start to the year for revolutionary resistance against the invaders, ethnic minority and mountainous areas is always a place based firm, is to conduct large rear revolutionary struggle, contributing up to win glory of the nation.
Beloved Uncle Ho during his life, joined our party and state organizations concerned Congress two ethnic minorities in both North and South. The first congress was held in Hanoi on 03/12/1945, the second Congress - the Congress of South minorities held on 19.04.1946 at Playku. To implement the teachings of Uncle Ho, the people of ethnic minorities in the country have combined their efforts, we contribute to our common victory of the revolution of Vietnam continues to promote unity, patriotism and the enormous contribution in the construction and national defense.
National Congress of ethnic minorities in Vietnam to continue the first review and evaluate the work of the nation during the long Vietnam's revolution, said the way the consistency of the Party and State on the work of great ethnic and national unity; affirmed, honored and praised the great contribution of minorities to the common victory of Vietnam's revolution.This is the first congress of ethnic minorities in Vietnam is party and state organizations with national scope, conditional full set of 54 delegates ethnic groups in ethnic communities Vietnam, representing the strata, all walks of life, areas, regions and areas to promote the strength of great national unity, creating new dynamics in the period of industrialization and modernization integration and national development. Congress is a forum for exchange, exchange, create consensus and firm belief of the ethnic nationalities in the leadership of the Congress party ahead of national second XI, it is also legitimate aspirations of the ethnic minorities in the country. Đại hội là sự kiện chính trị quan trọng, biểu tượng của khối đại đoàn kết các dân tộc thống nhất ý chí và hành động để phát huy sức mạnh của dân tộc vì mục tiêu dân giàu, nước mạnh, xã hội công bằng, dân chủ; văn minh. Congress is an important political event, the great symbol of national unity unified will and action to promote the strength of the nation because the target rich people, strong country, equitable, democratic and civilized. Ethnic affairs and national unity have long-term strategic position in our country's revolutionary cause. Implementation of national policies and take care of the lives of people of ethnic minorities is not only a responsibility, obligation, but also emotional, thanked the temple, meeting the definition of the Party, State and people. In recent years, the Party and State has issued many guidelines and policies for economic development - social and ethnic minority areas and mountain areas, proper and timely manner, the popular, people are excited to welcome received. A range of policies, programs and projects of the Government and the provinces have been enacted and implemented, contributing to practical economic development - economic development and raise living standards, rural mountainous and ethnic minority and mountainous gradual renovation, the traditional culture of ethnic minorities is to preserve and promote, education and training, improving people's knowledge, the quality of human resources development Development, Public health, health care for ethnic minorities have been increasingly more interested in contributing to control epidemics and social repel dangerous work of political security and social order and safety zones ethnic minority and mountainous areas were maintained and stable.
Congress spend more time listening to the delegates to report on ethnic affairs, reports advanced models in the areas of social life of ethnic minority and mountainous areas. Congress continues to affirm, celebrate and commend the tremendous work of the ethnic nationalities in the patriotic emulation movement to contribute to the success of the construction and defense of the Vietnam Socialist . In the spirit of "equality, solidarity, respect, help each other develop," National Congress of ethnic minorities in Vietnam is truly the great congress of national unity, contributing to the determined to build a new, creating new changes in perception and action of the political system, of all classes of people for national development in the new Vietnam.
[Ban Bien Tap]
[Translator: Kim Trang]