Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh working with MOHA leaders

On April 28, 2021, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh had a meeting with the leaders of the Ministry of Home Affairs on the situation, directions and key tasks of the Ministry in the coming time.

Attending the meeting was Ms. Pham Thi Thanh Tra, Minister of Home Affairs (MOHA); Mr. Tran Van Son, Minister, Chairman of Government Office; leaders of MOHA and the Government Office; Mr. Dang Xuan Hoan, NAPA President.

Speaking at the meeting, Ms. Pham Thi Thanh Tra reported on work results of 2020 and the first quarter of 2021, the direction and key tasks of the Ministry in 2021. She emphasized the building of the organizational apparatus with the spirit of reducing intermediaries for effective and efficient operation.

According to Minister Pham Thi Thanh Tra, the Ministry will soon complete the Government Structure Project for the 2021-2026 term focusing on streamlining, effectiveness and efficiency, ensuring the good implementation of the Government’s positions, functions and tasks in accordance with the 2013 Constitution, Law on Organization of the Government and meeting the objectives and requirements of the Resolution of the 13th National Party Congress.

The key tasks of MOHA this year is to guide, inspect and well serve the election of deputies to the 16th National Assembly and People’s Council at all levels for the 2021-2026 term as assigned by the National Election Council; arrange administrative units at district and commune levels, village and urban residential blocks in the 2019-2021 period; review for amendment and supplementation of regulations on standards of administrative units at all levels as a foundation for continuous arrangement of administrative units at all levels (including the provincial level) in the 2021-2030 period.

MOHA will conduct a review of downsizing, thereby propose solutions to continue downsizing in association with improving civil servant quality, restructuring the contingent of cadres, civil servants and public employees based on job positions, titles and leading and managerial positions. As MOHA reported, the result of downsizing by 2021 has exceeded the target by 10% (compared to 2015).

The ministry proactively implemented wage policy reform under Resolution 27-NQ/TW; submitted to the Government for promulgation the public administration reform for the 2021-2030 period on building a serving public administration; reforming the assessment methods of PAR index, satisfaction index of public administrative services (SIPAS).

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh speaking at the meeting

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh speaking at the meeting

To the opinions of MOHA leaders, NAPA leaders and other participants, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh agreed with the civil servant training project. He emphasized on authentic learning, learner centered learning with the spirit of training institutions as foundation and trainers as motivators; promoting disciplines together with creating an environment for innovation and creativity.

NAPA has developed a specific plan and implemented its assigned functions and tasks with the spirit: “Discipline – Quality – Modern” in order to enhance its position and role. A number of key orientations focused include: improvement of NAPA staff quality; promotion of NAPA disciplines and training quality; NAPA comprehensive modernization.


With the support of the Government, particularly Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh as well as MOHA leaders and the active coordination between the units under the Ministry, NAPA is believed to successfully complete its tasks assigned in 2021 and the following years as a national and regional center of public administration training for cadres, civil servants and public employees; human resource training; administrative studies; and consultancy for the Government and MOHA in the field of public administration and state management.


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