Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks at the conference to review the enforcement of the Government-VFF coordination mechanism on March 11. (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) –
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has
praised the effective coordination between the Government and the Vietnam
Fatherland Front (VFF) in combating COVID-19 last year during a conference in
Hanoi on March 11.
In 2020, the Party, State and VFF have coordinated to
mobilise people and all sectors to join in fighting COVID-19, Phuc told the
conference to review the enforcement of the Government-VFF coordination
The VFF had hosted two virtual conferences to raise
public awareness about COVID-19 and call on people to get engaged in fighting
the pandemic, he said, adding that he himself and VFF President Tran Thanh Man
have co-launched a drive calling for help from all Vietnamese in COVID-19
relief efforts. It has raised around 2 trillion VND in a short period, the PM
This provides valuable experience for future cooperation
between the two sides, he emphasised.
The Government and Cabinet members always listen to the
VFF’s opinions, he said, while highlighting close coordination between the
Government, authorities and all-level VFFs in implementing democracy at
grassroots, handling complaints and denunciations, and promoting dialogues to
receive public opinions and hear about their aspirations and timely settle
Both sides need to continue closely working in various
areas, particularly stemming COVID-19, he said, adding that they must not drop
their guard against the coronavirus though vaccines are available.
The two sides should also jointly consolidate great national
unity, and strengthen social consensus, and promote democracy.
This year, they plan to review their coordination in
promoting sustainable poverty reduction and new-style rural building./.