Summarizing 10 years of the movement “Young people build new rural areas”

Web.HCYU.05/10/2019. In the afternoon of 5th October, 2019, the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youh Union (HCYU) held an online conference on summarizing 10 years of the "Young people build new rural areas" movement in Ha Noi.

Mr. Le Quoc Phong, Alternate Member of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee, First Secretary of the HCYU, Chairman of the National Committee on Youth of Vietnam, the Chairman of the Viet Nam Youth Federation presided over the online meeting in Da Nang. Mr. Nguyen Anh Tuan, Permanent Secretary of the HCYU; Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Luong, Secretary of the HCYU and Mr. Tran Thanh Nam, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development co-chaired the online conference in Hanoi. Attending the meeting were numerous representatives from provincial and city Youth Union leaders and members at 62 bridge points across the country.

In nearly 10 years of implementing the movement, Youth Union at all levels have built nearly 11,000 km of roads and more than 2,100 rural traffic bridges; planted nearly 45 million trees; developed nearly 900 cooperatives; supported more than two million young people to borrow money to do agricultural business ... For the environmental protection, the Youth Union has planted nearly 45 million trees, many typical models such as "The mural road", “Youth Road", etc.

Young intellectuals volunteering to build new countryside

The conference has proposed many solutions to improve the effectiveness of the movement for the 2019 - 2020 period, focusing on deploying teams of young intellectuals to volunteer to build new rural areas in localities; improving the quality of vocational training for rural youth; building a model to classify and treat waste into organic fertilizer in rural households.

In order to promote the achievements of the movement, at the Conference, Mr. Le Quoc Phong suggested the Youth Union to implement the movement in the direction of focusing on building new rural areas in difficult villages and hamlets; sticking closely to the direction and leadership of the Party Committee and authorities; taking the initiatives in undertaking practical and feasible youth works which are suitable for practical conditions of each locality. Besides, developing Youth Union officials at all levels who are qualified, skilled, enthusiastic and able to meet job requirements.