(PLO)- Standing Committee of the Secretariat Vo Van Thuong attended the 110th anniversary of the founding of Kon Tum province and on this occasion Kon Tum city honored to receive the decision to recognize a grade 2 urban area.
On the evening of February 9, Kon Tum province solemnly celebrated the 110th anniversary of the province’s founding (February 9, 2013 to February 9, 2023) and announced the Prime Minister’s Decision to recognize Kon Tum City. is a grade 2 urban area directly under Kon Tum province.
Attending the ceremony were Mr. Vo Van Thuong, Politburo member, Permanent Secretary of the Secretariat; Mr. Nguyen Hoa Binh, Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee, Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court; Mr. Tran Luu Quang, Member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Prime Minister and leaders of central ministries and branches.
On the local side, there were Mr. Duong Van Trang, Secretary of the Kon Tum Provincial Party Committee; Mr. Le Ngoc Tuan, Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee and former leader of Kon Tum province over the years and thousands of local people.
Mr. Vo Van Thuong spoke at the ceremony to celebrate the 110th founding anniversary of Kon Tum province. Photo: LK.
At the beginning of the ceremony, Mr. Duong Van Trang, Secretary of the Kon Tum Provincial Party Committee, expressed: “The 110th anniversary of the establishment of Kon Tum province is an opportunity for us to review the process of formation, construction, development and history. history of heroic revolutionary struggle of the Party Committee and people of ethnic groups in Kon Tum province”.
On February 9, 1913, Kon Tum province was established under the Decree of the Governor-General of Indochina and experienced a period of resistance against the French colonialists and the American imperialists.
In 1975, the two provinces of Kon Tum and Gia Lai merged.
In 1991, Kon Tum province officially separated from the province, at this time people’s life was still difficult.
Up to now, the province has had many outstanding achievements: the growth rate belongs to the high group in the Central Highlands region, the scale of the economy in 2022 will reach VND 30,413 billion, a growth of 7.7%/year; GRDP per capita reached 52.44 million VND; budget revenue reached VND 4,050 billion; poverty rate decreased to more than 10%.
“The 110-year history of Kon Tum province is a journey full of hardships, sacrifices but very glorious, very proud of the land and the people here. Ethnic people in Kon Tum have united and stuck together in the struggle to protect the Fatherland, “said Mr. Trang.
Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang hands over the decision to recognize Kon Tum city as a grade 2 city.
Speaking at the celebration, Mr. Vo Van Thuong, on behalf of the Party and State leaders, warmly praised the achievements that Kon Tum province has achieved in the process of construction and development.
The Party and State are always interested in developing the Central Highlands region in general and Kon Tum province in particular.
The Politburo has issued a Resolution on the direction of socio-economic development and assurance of national defense and security in the Central Highlands until 2030, with a vision to 2025. This is an important and strategic policy. contribute to the development of the Central Highlands in the coming time.
In order for Kon Tum to develop further, the Standing Committee of the Secretariat suggested that Kon Tum province continue to deeply grasp the view that “economic development is the central task” but must pay great attention to good management of natural resources and minerals. products, attaching importance to environmental protection.
At the same time, we must take great care to preserve and promote the values of cultural heritages, history and cultural traditions of the land and people of the Central Highlands.
Thousands of people attended the celebration.
Thereby, it is necessary to strengthen and create real changes in the construction and rectification of the Party and the political system. Promote learning and following Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality and style; attach importance to self-criticism and criticism.
LE KIEN LE