General Secretary of the Party Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong attended and chaired the conference, which was also to carry out the 13th-tenure Politburo's Conclusion 01-KL/TW on continuing the implementation of Directive 05.

The report delivered at the conference stated that this work over the past five years has been seriously and effectively implemented throughout the political system, creating a positive change in awareness and action.

At the event

During the implementation process, ministries, departments, sectors and localities have identified breakthroughs to focus on leading, directing and organising effective implementation, thereby promoting socio-economic development, strengthening the people's confidence in the Party and State; contributing to preventing the deterioration in political ideology, morality, lifestyle as well as "self-evolution" and "self-transformation" manifestations; and actively protecting the ideological foundation of the Party, and refuting wrongful and hostile views.

Over the past five years, educating political theory and the contents of Ho Chi Minh's thought, morality and style for officials, Party members, members of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and students has been seriously carried out, contributing to improving political level and mettle of officials, Party members and people, especially the young generation.

In addition to the obtainments, the report pointed out shortcomings and limitations that need to be overcome during implementing Directive 05 such as creativity, efficiency, drastic measures, and forms in leadership, direction, organisation of implementation in some areas. The deterioration in political ideology, morality and lifestyle still exists among some officials and Party members, leading to violations of the Party's regulations with some being disciplined and penalised.

Source: VNA