1. The activities of Party building
In two years and a half, Hai Duong province has focused on the activities of building up a transparent and strong Party and kept on effectively implementing the movement of Party building and reorganising.
Regarding politics and ideology, the Provincial Party Committee has supplied key guidance for the activities of propagandising and educating on politic theory, Party history; regulated the functions, tasks, apparatus organisation and invested in material base for the propagandising and training system, politics school, centres for politics fostering in districts and cities.
The research, study, comprehension and propaganda of the Resolution of the Ninth Party Congress, the Central Resolution No.3, the Central Resolution No.4, the Central Resolution No.5, the Central Resolution No.6, the Central Resolution No.7 and other Directives has been seriously implemented regarding to quality, especially the quality of setting up action programmes in implementing resolutions from the province down to the grassroots. The implementation has resulted in creating positive changes in co-ordination among forces in politic system, mass media, internal information in propagandising the Party's guidelines and policies, the State's laws and programmes and projects of the Party Committee at all levels; encouraging patriotic emulation movement; struggling against wrongful viewpoints and conceptions, negative manifestations, corruption and bureaucrat... contributing to raise the faith of the cadres, Party members and people in the leadership of the Communist Party on the march to Socialism.
Special attention has been paid to the work of education and fostering of politic theory. The contents, programmes and objects of politic education have been endlessly expanded attaching special importance to combining theory with practice; the material base and expenditures have largely invested with eight newly constructed politics fostering centres. The provincial politics schools have formed a University-level Administrative class, 13 primary-level politics classes, an archives-training class and 65 courses on fostering the building activities of Party, authority and organisation. The politics fostering centres in districts, cities and the Party Committees in the province have opened 823 courses for 100,570 learners with 20 theoretical and professional programmes helping to actively enhance the quality, qualification and ability for the cadres and Party members and meeting the requirement of the new period.
The movement of Party building and consolidating for enhancing of the leadership competence and fighting power of the Party has been paid much attention. The emulation movement of building the Party units of integrity, solidity and in order and discipline has gained satisfactory results. In the years 2001-2002, there were 72.6% and 74.45% respectively of the Party units obtained the honourable name of integrity and solid Party units (meeting the 2005-target set forward by the 13rd Congress of the Provincial Party Committee). The work of developing Party members has achieved good results and always exceeds the annual set target of the Provincial Party Committee. 2,700 and 2,854 new Party members were admitted in the years 2001 and 2002 respectively. In the first half of the year 2003, 1,373 Party members were admitted on the basis of correctly ensuring the regulations, instructions and procedures of the Party Regulation.
The Party Committees at all levels have paid special attention to the work of personnel and organisation. The Provincial People's Committee promulgated four directives and resolutions to effectively concretise and implement the guidance from the Central on building a strategy for personnel in the period of accelerating modernisation and industrialisation; the work of rotating the leading and managerial personnel; accomplishing the organisation apparatus in the politic system... in combination with enhancing quality and ability for the cadres at all levels. The Party units and organisations will be reorganised. The Mass mobilisation Boards in districts and grassroots will be set up. The setting up of 10 establishments and the dissolution and merging of four units under the departments and sectors will be implemented. 38 officials at the provincial, district and grassroots level were appointed in accordance with the plan of personnel rotation. Pursuant to the Plan No.08 and Directive No.37 of the Politburo, the Provincial Party Committee has provided guidance in checking and supplementing the planning of leading and managerial personnel at all levels creating basis for the training, fostering of cadres, especially the cadres for replacing the key positions at all levels. The promotion and appointment of cadres has been carried out conforming to regulation, ensuring standard and meeting requirements and tasks in the new period. The work of internal politics protection has been seriously implemented and brought about good results.
The inspection of the Provincial Party Committee has been enhanced and put in order and disciplines making active contribution to accelerating the implementation of the Party's guidelines, policies and the tasks of the locality and units; building and consolidating the Party; and maintaining socio-economic stability.
The Party Committees at all levels have set up annual inspection programmes and seriously launched and focused on the inspection of the politic tasks, the implementation of Regulations and principles on Party building...and timely rectified shortcomings and deviations and given serious settlement to faults and mistakes. In the past haft of tenure, the Party Committees at all levels have settled 572 Party members breaking the discipline (including five Party members under settlement of the Provincial Standing Committee, 52 under settlement of district Standing Committee and equivalent bodies and 515 at the grassroots level), taking back nearly VND1 billion and 10,000 sq.m of illegally-granted land.
The performance of the inspection commission at all levels has focused on the key task of inspecting the Party units and Party members with violating manifestations. Thanks to much attention paying to grasp information through the reviews of the Central Resolution No.6 (second times-term VIII), the quality of inspection has been improved. After the inspection, the rate of Party units concluded to break the discipline accounted for 23.8% of the inspected cases in 2001 and 93.1% of that in 2002; the rate of Party members concluded to break the discipline accounted for 77.2% of the inspected cases in 2001 and 84.4% of that in 2002. The settlement of violation has been carefully investigated and identified ensuring to meet the objectiveness, correctness and regulated principle and procedures.
Furthermore, the Party Committee of Hai Duong has also attached special importance to the renovation of the Party leadership mode. The Party Committees at all levels are to work in accordance with regulations, specific programmes and plans. The Party's resolutions have been concretised into programmes and schemes, which are assigned responsibility and investigated and ratified in the implementation process. The principle "leadership of the Party - management of the State -the people to be the master" has been fully realised and effectively implemented. The relationship between the Party and the people has been strengthened and improved; democracy in the Party has been developed.
2. Developing the role of Fatherland Front and mass organisations
The Provincial Party Committee promulgated three special-subject resolutions on the activities of the Fatherland Front and mass organisations focusing on accomplishing organisation apparatus, enhancing personnel, renovating contents and methods of performance, developing the role of the Fatherland Front and mass organisations in order to ceaselessly expand the mass unity bloc, accelerate the patriotic emulation movement and enhance the politic and spiritual consensus in the society.
The Mass mobilisation Boards in 12 districts and cities have been set up and put into performance. All 263 communes, wards and townships in the province have already established a mass mobilisation bloc at the grassroots. The Executive Committee of organisations and unions, especially the key positions have been supplemented with competent, qualified and prestige personnel.
The Fatherland Front, organisations and unions have made enormous efforts to renovate their contents and methods of performance. These organisations have actively launched the mobilisation, instruction to and diversification of forms in joining the people, developing all potentials and production and endlessly enhancing the people material and spiritual life through typical movements such as "Hunger and poverty alleviation", "Movement of Gratitude", "Humanity and charity", "Excellent production-business", "The Youth establishing business and defending the country", which have brought about practical results and attracted many Youth members and members joining these unions and organisations.
In addition, the Hai Duong Party Committee has also paid much attention to developing the ownership role of the people in building of the Party, authority, organisation and unions; contributing ideas to the draft bills; participating in the election of the National Assembly, the XI Tenure; enhancing the supervision role of the people's inspection organisations and struggling against the negative manifestations of corruption and bureaucrat; and taking part in the settlement of internal contradictions among the people, which has contributed to maintaining the socio-politic stability at the grassroots. National and religious solidarity has been ensured.
Over the first haft of its tenure in implementation of Resolution of the ninth Party Congress and the 13rd Provincial Party Committee Congress, the Provincial Party Committee has proposed a number of solutions for developing all resources, overcoming difficulties and accelerating socio-economic development. Especially, the setting up and implementing of 10 programmes with 32 schemes in all fields has recorded encouraging results such as highly economic growth, commodity-based economic restructure and effective exploitation of resources for development investment; changes and achievements in the fields of culture-education, healthcare and social activities; the strength and improvement of politic security and social safe and order. The targets set forward in the Resolution of the 13rd Congress, the Provincial Party Committee have been actively implemented. Some targets have been gained or marginally gained creating favourable conditions to successfully implement all the set targets by the end of the tenure.
Experiences extracted from practical leadership
1) Enhancing the leadership of the Party Committee at all levels in defining guidelines, tasks and management. Correctly and thoroughly implementing the Party's viewpoints, guidelines on renovation. Defining the key work and pressing tasks for the appropriate leadership. Consistently launching the principle of democratic concentration; giving prominence to the individual responsibility, especially the leaders of organisations, unions and units; enhancing checking and detecting impediments for timely solutions. Combining and effectively exploiting all resources; developing collective strength of the entire politic system in socio-economic development. Giving guidance to implement the programmes, schemes for concretising the Congress Resolutions, timely investigating and checking the implementing organisations.
2) Initiatively and flexibly applying the policies and mechanism of the Party and State in accordance with the actual situation in the province. Enhancing the awareness of discipline and order, maintaining rules and regulations, timely rectifying and seriously treating violations.
3) Paying special attention to and improving quality of planning and plan for socio-economic development ranging from setting up to instruction, supervision and checking of implementation and planning and plan-based management.
4) Implementing the democratisation in assessment, choice, arrangement and training of personnel.
5) Closely attaching to the leadership, guidance of the Politburo, the Secretariat and the support of ministries, Central branches and sectors investing in socio-economic development.
( According to " Hai Duong - new image in century XXI" -National Politics Publishing House )