“Dear compatriots, comrades and soldiers nationwide,
The New Year of the Buffalo 2021 is bustling back in our beloved country! At this sacred and emotional moment of New Year's Eve, on behalf of the Party and State leaders, I would like to cordially send my intimate sentiments, sincere encouragement and best New Year greetings to all the compatriots, comrades and soldiers throughout the country and to the Vietnamese community abroad. I would also like to extend my wishes of peace, friendship, cooperation, progress and development to international friends and people of countries all over the world.
The Year of the Rat 2020 has just passed with numerous important and memorable events, especially the 13th National Party Congress having wrapped up successfully and brilliantly. In the past year, the whole Party, the entire people and the entire army have promoted the spirit of passionate patriotism, determination, courage, solidarity and creativity, striving to achieve multiple significant important and comprehensive achievements, creating numerous outstanding marks. These include maintaining the momentum of economic development, socio-political stability and national security and defence, while foreign affairs activities and international cooperation have been promoted and deepened, as well as maintaining a peaceful and stable environment for national development, thus consolidating and raising the people's confidence in the Party, the State and the socialist regime. Among the highlight is we have both effectively prevented and contained the COVID-19 epidemic, while focusing on socio-economic development, in addition to successfully preparing and organising Party congresses at all levels towards the 13th National Party Congress, leaving good impressions, contributing to reinforcing and increasing confidence and national pride, and being recognised and appreciated by international friends. On behalf of the Party and State leaders, I warmly praise, congratulate, commend, and sincerely thank the compatriots, comrades and soldiers nationwide for making great contributions to these outcomes and successes in the past year.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong extends his Lunar New Year greetings on February 12, 2021. (Screenshot capture)
Entering the New Year of the Buffalo 2021 – the first year of implementing the Resolution of the 13th National Party Congress and the 5-year Socio-Economic Development Plan 2021-2025, as well as the year of organising the election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and People's Councils at all levels for 2021-2026 term, with the will and determination to rise up and develop a more strong, prosperous and happy Vietnam country, the entire Party, people and army should continue to uphold the spirit of patriotism and solidarity, while promoting the will, determination and achievements of the Year of the Rat 2020 to overcome all difficulties and challenges and promote renovation process in a more comprehensively and synchronously manner, firmly building and defending the Fatherland, maintaining a peaceful and stable environment, successfully implementing the set objectives and tasks, and wining new, tremendous and more glorious victories in the cause of building and defending our immense beloved socialist Vietnamese Fatherland.
I wish all the compatriots, comrades, every family and every Vietnamese person a new year of good health, joy, happiness and success!
Celebrating New Spring with new spirit, new victories!
Wishing all families are joyous, and all people happy!