Ethnic affairs – strategic, long-term, urgent task: top legislator

(VOVWORLD) - The Party and State have consistently considered ethnic affairs a strategic, long-term and urgent task, Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said on Thursday.
Ethnic affairs – strategic, long-term, urgent task: top legislator - ảnh 1 National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan meets delegates to Ethnic Minority Congress

It is the task of the entire Party, people, army and political system, the top legislator affirmed at a Hanoi meeting with delegates to the second national congress of ethnic minority groups.

Ethnic groups should stay equal and united, respect and support each other in development, she stressed, adding that the State has adopted comprehensive development policies and facilitated the development of ethnic minorities.
Therefore, Ngan said, over the past time, resources have been allocated to ethnic minority-inhabited and mountainous areas in order to spur their socio-economic development..
The great national unity has been consolidated and enhanced, and the groups’ trust in the Party and State has improved significantly, the chief legislator continued.
She called for more joint efforts in protecting national sovereignty and border security as well as in building borders of peace, friendship, cooperation and development.