Lao Front discusses achievements, structural improvements
Achievements over the past year and approval of a new organisational structure are tabled for discussion by the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) this week at the Front Committee's second ordinary plenary session of the Tenth Congress.
The Committee has translated six strategic programmes adopted at the Tenth Congress of the Front into projects that will be implemented over the next 10 years.
The Committee has finalised the draft of the Front's instruction on a campaign to build ‘families and villages of solidarity', which will be submitted for approval during the meeting.
The Front has amended some promulgated regulations and drafted new regulations such as the Decision of the Front Standing Committee on the organisational structure of its branches at the provincial, district, and village levels.
The Front also plans to create advisory committees under a draft Decision on Front Advisory Committees, as follows: Advisory Committee on Ethnicity, Advisory Committee on Religion, Advisory Committee on Social Strata-Civil Society, Advisory Committee on Economic and Legal Affairs, and Advisory Committee on Lao People Living Overseas. These will be discussed at the plenary session.
The LFNC is preparing a decision on the activities of the Front's ceremonial vice presidents, which the committee responsible for the amendment of the Law on Lao Front for National Construction plans to submit for consideration by the National Assembly next year.
The Front together with central-level mass organisations has asked the Party Central Committee Secretariat to consider an amendment to Politburo Resolution No 5 dated February 10, 1993, on Party Public Affairs in the New Era.
Around 880 villages through the country have Development Funds which have more than 74,000 members and about 202 billion kip as revolving capital.
The LFNC Committee has more than 200 members and its ordinary plenary session is held biannually.
In his opening remarks yesterday, LFNC President Dr Xaysomphone Phomvihane said the meeting created an opportunity for Front Committee members from central offices, the provinces and overseas, as well as representatives from ministries and equivalent bodies and guests, to share their experiences and practices on Front activities.
They will also convey the opinions and intentions of the public, and put forward opinions on various useful topics in order to create consensus in carrying out various tasks, he added.
At the meeting, which continues today, models of village development funds will be introduced to participants. Representatives of Lao people living overseas will give their views on the unification of Lao people living in France, the United States and New Zealand.
The five above-mentioned advisory committees to the Front, Front ceremonial vice presidents, chairman and vice chairmen of the Front Inspection Committee will be officially announced at the meeting.
By Times Reporters
(Latest Update March 17, 2017)