On the afternoon of July 30, at the Government Headquarters, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met the intellectuals, scientists, writers and artists on the occasion of the 90th Anniversary of the Central propaganda and training commission (Aug 1st,1930 – Aug 1st 2020). Attending were Mr. Vo Van Thuong, Member of the Politburo, Secretary of the the Committee, Head of the Commission; representative leaders of ministries, departments, agencies and central agencies, about 200 intellectuals, scientists, artists and artists, including Emeritus Artist Tran Ly Ly, Director of Vietnam National Opera and Ballet (VNOB).
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has praised the contributions made by intellectuals, scientists, writers and artists to national defence and development, and pledged favourable conditions for their development.
The PM made the remarks at a meeting in Hanoi on July 30 with 203 delegates representing more than 6.5 million intellectuals, scientists, writers and artists nationwide.He stressed that under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam, in every historical period, Vietnamese intellectuals, scientists, writers and artists have dedicated their work, talent and brainpower to the cause of national defence and construction.
The Government leader affirmed the policy of developing the contingent of intellectuals, scientists, writers and artists in both quantity and quality, noting that many mechanisms and policies have been issued to ensure the freedom to creativity.
According to him, the education and popularisation work is one of the three pillars of Party building, which is extremely important in building the national unity, thus bringing success for the country.
PM Phuc noted that the intellectuals, scientists, writers and artists should strive harder to meet the increasing demand of the cause of national industrialisation and modernisation in the context of international integration.
As the country is moving towards the 13th National Party Congress, the PM urged the intellectuals, scientists, writers and artists to make recommendations to the Party and State in the process of building and implementing policies for socio-economic development and improvement of the people’s spiritual and material life.
Delegates at the meeting presented proposals on building development strategies for the country’s spearhead scientific and technological sectors in the next 20 years and further. They also asked for incentives, including improvement to the working environment, to persuade overseas Vietnamese scholars and scientists to return to the homeland to work.