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Ben Tre province successfully holding the 10th Patriotic Emulation Congress

05/10/2020 14:25 |

​On the morning of September 30, 2020, Ben Tre Provincial People's Committee solemnly held the 10th Patriotic Emulation Congress period 2020-2025, summarizing the patriotic emulation movement period 2016-2020 and determining the orientation and missions for the 2020-2025 period.

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Delegates attending the congress. (Photo by Truong Hung)

Attending the congress were Mr. Truong Vinh Trong, former Politburo member, former Deputy Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam; Mr. Phan Van Mai, member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council; Mr. Pham Duc Toan, member of the Central Council for Emulation and Rewards, Deputy Head of the Central Board for Emulation and Rewards; Mr. Tran Ngoc Tam, Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee; Mr. Cao Van Trong, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee, Chairman of the Provincial Council for Emulation and Rewards; Mr. Doan Van Danh, Chairman of the Viet Nam Fatherland Front Provincial Committee; Mr. Nguyen Van Duc, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee, Vice Chairman of the Provincial Council for Emulation and Rewards; Mr. Nguyen Huu Lap, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee; Mr. Nguyen Truc Son, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee; former provincial leaders; Vietnamese Heroic Mothers, representatives for typically excellent units and individuals.

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Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Cao Van Trong delivering the congress opening speech. (Photo by Truong Hung)

In the opening speech, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Cao Van Trong emphasized that this Patriotic Emulation Congress was a landmark for a new development phase of the province's emulation movement and rewards work; showed a continuation and promotion of excellent traditions and outstanding achievements over the past years.

Deeply grasping President Ho Chi Minh's teaching: "Emulation is patriotism, to be patriotic must be to emulate", over the past 5 years, Ben Tre province has actively launched and drastically implemented emulation movements. All levels, branches and units have actively innovated the emulation and rewards work, creating many emulation movements with diversified forms, suitable to the local and unit reality. Many emulation movements have deeply and widely spread, really penetrated into people's life, and become a widespread mass movement. From emulation movements, many excellent examples have been honored and rewarded. 

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Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Phan Van Mai handing the Third class Labour Medal to an individual. (Photo by Truong Hung)

Reality has proved that it is emulation movements that have helped us gather and attract the attention and participation of all strata of the people, creating great strength to help the province overcome difficulties, especially overcome great challenges from the serious impact of deep and prolonged saline intrusion, unstable agricultural commodity prices, widespread outbreaks of diseases on livestock and most recently the huge impact from the global COVID-19 epidemic.

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Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Cao Van Trong handing the Government's Emulation Flags to two collectives. (Photo by Truong Hung)

Thanks to emulation, branches and levels have gained excellent achievements, making important contributions to local socio-economic development results, such as average economic growth reaching 6.41 percent per annum, with the particular GRDP rates in 2018 and 2019 reaching as highly as 7.59 percent and 7.09 percent; annual per capita income estimated at 43.6 million Vietnamese dongs; economic structure moving positively and to the right direction.

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Mr. Pham Duc Toan, Deputy Head of the Central Board for Emulation and Rewards, handing the Prime Minister's Certificates of Merit to collectives and individuals. (Photo by Truong Hung)

According to Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee Cao Van Trong, the 10th Patriotic Emulation Congress is mandated to summarize and evaluate the results of the implementation of patriotic emulation movements in the 2016-2020 period; identify shortcomings and their causes, base on which to set goals, tasks and solutions to continue to promote and improve the quality and efficiency of the emulation movement and rewards work in the 2020-2025 period.

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Mr. Pham Duc Toan, Deputy Head of the Central Board for Emulation and Rewards, making a directive speech to the congress. (Photo by Truong Hung)

In particular, special attention should be paid to utilizing and promoting the motto "Two legs, three points" from the old Dong Khoi movement to continue implementing the new Dong Khoi emulation movement today. At the same time, valuable lessons about leadership and direction should also be identified and learned to promote the province's emulation movements to develop more and more in breadth and depth, so that emulation and rewards really become the driving force for all branches and levels to focus on the successful implementation of the objectives and tasks set out in the Resolution of the next Provincial Party Congress.

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Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Van Duc launching the patriotic emulation movement period 2020-2025. (Photo by Truong Hung)

“The congress is an opportunity for us to honor, praise and multiply typical and excellent collectives and individuals, who have been selected from agencies, units and localities, in the patriotic emulation movement to create a wide spread in society. Especially, in the atmosphere of the Party Committee, authorities and people of the province urgently preparing to organize the 11th Provincial Party Congress, looking forward to the 13th National Party Congress, the solemn organization of the Patriotic Emulation Congress will create a new enthusiasm and a new spirit for all levels and branches to wholeheartedly strive and successfully implement the Resolution of the Provincial Party Congress term 2020-2025, contributing to building Ben Tre into a comprehensively and sustainably developed province and a breakthrough to be a locality that plays an important role and position in the Mekong Delta region”, said Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee Cao Van Trong.

Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Head of the Central Board for Emulation and Rewards Pham Duc Toan congratulated Ben Tre province for its outstanding achievements in socio-economic development. At the same time, he highly appreciated the excellent results and achievements in the province's patriotic emulation movement over the past years.

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The provincial delegation to attend the 10th National Emulation Congress. (Photo by Truong Hung)

For the coming time, Mr. Pham Duc Toan suggested the province continue to effectively carry out emulation movements and mobilizations launched by the Party, State, the Viet Nam Fatherland Front, with a focal point on emulation movements launched by the Prime Minister and the mobilization to learn and follow the thinking, ethics and style of President Ho Chi Minh. Grasp and effectively implement the Party’s decision, the State’s policies and laws on emulation and rewards, particularly the Directive No. 34-CT/TW, dated April 7, 2014, issued by the Politburo, on continuing to innovate the emulation and rewards work. Emulation must be combined with rewards, and typical and excellent collectives and individuals must be timely praised and honored.

Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Duc delivered a speech launching the patriotic emulation movement period 2020-2025 with the topic “Promote the spirit of Dong Khoi, positively emulate to build a rich, beautiful and civilized Ben Tre”. In the speech, the Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee called upon all Party members, civil servants, officials, businessmen, workers, labourers, soldiers, people’s armed forces and the people in the province to respond consensually, unanimously and simultaneously to emulation movements, to positively and actively grasp the chance to overcome difficulties, challenges, and to successfully implement Resolutions of the Party congress of all levels, term 2020-2025. Be determined to build a richer, more beautiful and more civilized Ben Tre.

At the congress, many typical collectives and individuals were awarded with State and provincial commendations. Specifically, the President awarded a Third class Labour Medal to an individual; the Governement awarded Emulation Flags to two collectives, the Prime Minister awarded Certificates of Merit to two collectives and two individuals, awarded the Nationwide Emulation Soldier title to one individual; the Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee awarded Certificates of Merit to eight collectives, 33 individuals for excellent achievements in the patriotic emulation movement of Ben Tre province period 2015-2020.

Written by Huyen Trang

Translated by Truong Hung

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