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Section: General News - The first national ethnic minority congress opened in the capital of Hanoi on May 12, drawing the participation of 1,702 delegates from ethnic minority groups throughout the country.
Prominent among the invited guests were Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong and President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Huynh Dam.
Opening the two-day congress, Deputy PM Nguyen Sinh Hung said this is the first time the Party and State have held an ethnic minority congress on a national scale.
The congress aims to review and evaluate ethnic minority-related …