Chairman Thao Xuan Sung: The VNFU needs to promote its leading role in “tam nong”
Mr. Thao Xuan Sung - Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary and Chairman of the Central Executive Committee of Vietnam Farmers’ Union spoke at the conference
Representatives of the VNFU of 19 provinces and cities attended the meeting, including: Hoa Binh, Phu Tho, Yen Bai, Ha Giang, Lao Cai, Lai Chau, Dien Bien, Son La, Hanoi, Ha Nam, Hung Yen, Thai Binh, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh and Quang Tri will thoroughly grasp and discuss how to draft 3 resolutions, including: Resolution of the Central Committee of the VNFU on developing occupational farmers’ group; Resolution of the Central Committee of the VNFU on development, management and improvement of member’s quality; Resolution of the Central Committee of the VNFU on improving VNFU staffs’ quality to meet the requirements and tasks in the new period.
Perseverance with ideals and goals
Speaking at the conference, Mr. Thao Xuan Sung - Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary and Chairman of the Central Executive Committee of Vietnam Farmers’ Union said that these three resolutions have been surveyed practically and carefully in localities, meticulously researched, ensuring the breath of life as desired by the members, showing the high determination of the Union levels and the farmers across the country.
In order to implement the resolutions effectively, Mr. Thao Xuan Sung suggested that each Union official and member will study, thoroughly acknowledge and deeply understand the views, goals, tasks and solutions proposed by the Resolution to implement effectively, in order to build a clean and strong VNFU, promoting its central and core role in the development of prosperous agriculture, wealthy farmers, civilized and modern rural areas.
In his speech, Mr. Thao Xuan Sung also cited Uncle Ho's lesson through his public relations works. "In the public relations activities, it is necessary that "the mind thinks, the eyes see, the ears hear, the feet move, the mouth talks, the hands do, instead of only talking and writing commands ... Therefore, Uncle Ho determined that "the training of officials is the original task of the Party and the officials have to "learn to work, to be a great person, to be an officer, learn to serve the community, to serve the classes and the people, to serve the Fatherland and humanity. To achieve the goal, the person shall be “diligent, economical, honest, righteous and impartial" – the extremely valuable revolutionary characteristics of an official ..." - Mr. Thao Xuan Sung emphasized.
Overcome difficulties of “tam nong”
Although the agricultural sector of our country is developing strongly and achieving many proud achievements, according to Mr. Thao Xuan Sung, the quality of agricultural production in general, the consumption and distribution of agricultural products in particular in our country is still limited, even weak.
"In the face of the new situation and duties, it is required that the VNFU’s officials and members improve their political prowess, ideological and moral stance, and styles deeply imbued with Vietnamese cultural identity and the agricultural farming and goods with international standards for other countries and for oneself.
Therefore, each Union member must be aware of advantages, opportunities as well as difficulties and challenges, especially in the field of agricultural product trade as Vietnam increasingly engages in free trade agreements with high, comprehensive and balanced standards to overcome difficulties, challenges and effectively exploit and bring "golden opportunities" to Vietnam" - Chairman of the Central Executive Committee of Vietnam Farmers’ Union stressed.
According to Mr. Thao Xuan Sung, in an environment of socialist-oriented market economy and international integration, all levels of VNFU and its officials shall pay special attention to grasp thoroughly, and propagandize, educate, promulgate conventions regarding the promotion of good personalities such as being very united, very intelligent, very diligent, very skillful, very cheerful, very fond of gathering and the elimination of bad personalities such as jealousy, narrow-mindedness, individuality, snake in the grass, considering the success of others as enemies and solidarity only appear during difficulties ...
Sharing at the conference, Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh - Secretary of Ninh Binh Provincial Party Committee said that Ninh Binh is very honored to be selected by the Central Committee of VNFU as the location to organize a learning conference, to thoroughly grasp and deploy the resolutions of the Central Committee of the 7th Session. These are important and essential thematic Resolutions on the building of a clean and strong Vietnam Farmers Union.
Ms. Thanh added, in the field of “tam nong”, Ninh Binh has also issued many guidelines and thematic resolutions to facilitate the agriculture and rural development, contributing to improving people’s life. The movement of new rural construction continues to be promoted in the direction of building a new model countryside. Ninh Binh province has always been highly rated by the Central Government regarding the construction of new rural areas.
Appreciating the role of the Union’s levels and members, the president of Ninh Binh province said that: The achieved results, especially in the field of agriculture and rural areas of the province in recent years, are the important contribution of VNFU in the province. Compared to the past, currently the programs and activities of the Union have been more and more specific, strongly oriented towards the grassroots level, supporting farmers, bringing practical benefits, attracting a large number of members and farmers to participate.
"Especially, the provincial VNFU has implemented the project "Ninh Binh farmers say no to dirty food in the period of 2016-2020" and the movement "against plastic waste and plastic bags", which are very timely and realistic and contribute to change farmers’ ways of thinking and ways of working in the agricultural production, improving the quality and value of agricultural products, ensuring food hygiene and safety" - Ms. Thanh affirmed.
Appreciate the training of officials
Communicating information about Resolution 06-NQ/HNDTW of the Executive Central Committee of VNFU about improving the quality of the VNFU staff to meet the requirements and tasks in the new period at the conference, Mr. Pham Xuan Hong - Member of Standing Committee, Head of Organization Central Committee of VNFU said that the goal was to build a team of Union officials at all levels, especially key officials from the central to the commune level with political qualities, revolutionary morals, prestige, qualifications and capacity to meet task requirements; with a reasonable structure of gender, ethnicity, occupation, region; ensuring the continuity and stability between generations, being able to organize the successful implementation of the Resolution of the 7th National Congress of VNFU.
According to Mr. Hong, the Resolution proposes 5 specific tasks and solutions to enhance the political, ideological, ethical and lifestyle education for the Union's officials; to execute well the activities of discovering, creating sources, selecting, arranging, assigning, evaluating, planning, training, fostering and training professionally for officials from the Central to grassroots level of the Union. ...
"The specific target by 2023 is 100% full-time officials working for the Union trained and fostered to update agricultural cultivation knowledge and agrarian skills; 100% of the Chairman of VNFU of the communal level have an intermediate level of political reasoning, university qualification and professional training in mass mobilization; at least 40% of full-time officials from the Central and provincial VNFU knowing how to use one foreign language in the communication ..." - Mr. Hong confirmed.
The conference continued on September 18 with the thorough understanding and implementation of Resolutions on development, management and improvement of member’s quality; on developing occupational farmers’ group.