On August 26th and 27th August, 3rd Representatives Congress of Khanh Hoa Ethnic Minorities - 2019 took place in Nha Trang city. Mr. Lê Thanh Quang - Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee; Mr. Y Thong - Vice Minister, Vice Chairman of the Committee for Ethnic Affairs; Mr. Le Duc Vinh - Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee; Mr. Nguyen Dac Tai - Member of the Provincial Standing Committee, Permanent Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee; Mr. Tran Ngoc Thanh - Member of the Provincial Standing Committee, Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of the province; Mr. Tran Manh Dung - Member of the Provincial Party Standing Committee, Head of Commission for Mass Mobilisation and 250 delegates representing nearly 72,800 compatriots of 32 ethnic minorities living and working in the province attended the Congress.
The delegation of 2nd National Congress of Ethnic Minorities of Vietnam - 2020 present at the Congress.
At the meeting, the provincial People's Committee set out goals, tasks and solutions to implement ethnic affairs and policies from 2019 to 2024. In particular, striving in this period to complete criteria such as: Average income of ethnic minorities is VND 20 million/person/year; the annual poverty rate will decrease by 4% - 5%, by 30% in extremely difficult communes, and by 50% of extremely difficult villages compared now; the rate of labor to be trained is over 70%, the working age to have a stable job and income is over 90%; 100% of communes will reach new rural criteria for transportation; over 90% of communal cadres and civil servants will be trained with knowledge for ethnic minorities according to the Framework Subject 4 specified in Decision No. 771/QD-TTg of June 26th 2018 of the Prime Minister; the percentage of families using clean water reaches 95% ... The congress also elected a delegation to attend the Second National Congress of Ethnic Minorities of Vietnam - 2020 with 6 officially delegates, 2 alternates ones.
Mr. Le Thanh Quang - Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee (at the right) presents the painting of the Provincial Party Committee to the Congress.
Speaking at the meeting, Mr. Le Thanh Quang praised the contributions of ethnic minorities in the province's construction and development. At the same time, he suggested that in the coming time, the Party committee, the authorities, the front, the socio-political organizations in the province should continue to implement and focus ethnic works in accordance with practical situation of each locality; strengthening to mobilize ethnic minority people to actively participate in socio-economic development programs and projects, self-reliant to get out of sustainable poverty; strengthen the propaganda to raise awareness and knowledge of ethnic minorities and mountainous areas on the policies of the Party and the State; focusing resources to exploit potentials and strengths of the locality in order to implement to move economic structure, appropriate plant and animal structure; focus on implementing the planning, training and retraining of cadres who are ethnic minorities, especially key cadres with good political spirit, capacity and good ethical virtue; promote vocational works, vocational training, create jobs for young people, workers of ethnic minorities ...
Mr. Y Thong - Vice Minister, Vice Chairman of the Committee for Ethnic Affairs (3rd from the left) presents certificates of merit of the Minister, Chairman of the Committee for Ethnic Affairs for the collectives.
Mr. Le Duc Vinh - Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee (10th from the left) awards certificates of merit of the Provincial People's Committee to the collectives.
On this occasion, the Minister, Chairman of the Committee for Ethnic Affairs awarded certificates of merit to 5 collectives and 18 individuals; presented medals for "For the development of Vietnamese ethnic groups" for 7 individuals. Khanh Hoa Provincial People's Committee awarded certificates of merit to 20 collectives and 18 individuals who had outstanding achievements in the implementation of ethnic affairs and ethnic policies in the period of 2014 - 2019.
In the past 5 years (2014 - 2019), Khanh Hoa province has implemented effectively ethnic affairs, thereby contributing to socio-economic development in ethnic minority and mountainous areas, and rural and mountainous aspect has prospered, the lives of ethnic minorities have been improved, the traditional culture of ethnic minorities is respected, preserved and promoted; national defense and security to be maintained. Infrastructure (electricity, water, roads, schools, stations, canals) is invested quite synchronously; effectively implementing ethnic policies integrated with other policy programs and projects ... Particularly in the period of 2016 - 2018, the province has supported 1,181 households to implement production models with a total budget of over 18 billion dong; support interest rate for 775 poor and near-poor ethnic minority households, who have just escaped from poverty to expand their household economic development model with a total outstanding loan of over 24 billion Dong; construct and install water pipes, building wells, settling tanks for daily life of ethnic minorities with an expenditure of over 8.2 billion Dong; repairing 172 houses for poor households with the amount of nearly 2.1 billion Dong; support vocational training for 1,610 ethnic minorities ...
As of early 2019, the whole province has 32 ethnic minorities with 72,782 people (accounting for 5.61% of the provincial population). In particular, the poverty rate in ethnic minority accounts for 48.52% (decreased 22.24% compared to 2015); the average income reached over 12 million Dong/ person/year (an increase of 3.8 million Dong/person/year); the percentage of ethnic minority laborers to be trained reaches 45.63% (an increase of 10.63%).