Building Hanoi into major national cultural center

Building Hanoi into major national cultural center (Source: NDO)

Member of the Politburo, Secretary of the Hanoi City Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue chaired the working session.

In 2020 and the first two months of 2021, the city has paid attention to invest and mobilize many social resources to participate in developing the cultural field. The task of building elegant and civilized Hanoi people, focusing on disseminating and implementing the two behavior regulations. The management, conservation and promotion of cultural heritage values continued to be stable. Violation cases in the management of the heritage are decreasing.

According to the City Department of Culture and Sports, the city has mobilised nearly 1.55 trillion VND, including nearly 468 billion VND sourced from society, to repair and restore 179 cultural and historic relics since the beginning of 2020.

Director of the City Department of Culture and Sports Tran The Cuong said the department will continue to focus on its mission to develop Hanoi into the country’s cultural hub in the future. A digital database on Thang Long - Hanoi’s culture will be established, while a strategy to develop the cultural sector in the city will be implemented.

Secretary of Hanoi City Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue request     ed to focus on implementing synchronous solutions to fulfill the goal of making its culture, fitness, sports and people become the most important endogenous resource.

He wants the capital to improve State management over the culture and sports sector this year, since culture remains an instrumental part of the city.

The Communist Party of Vietnam has described culture as the heart and spiritual underpinning of a society, he said, and it plays a prominent role in Hanoi, as the city has been dubbed the capital of a thousand years of civilisation, the city for peace, and the city of innovation, reported VNA.

He asked the department to follow the views and goals outlined in resolutions from the Party and the municipal Party Committee to support its decision-making and fulfil its mission.

The leader also requested the department promote digital transformation in culture and sports.

Hue moved on to say that the city has demanded a review of the land bank for parks and tree planting, as well as space for installing outdoor sports facilities for public use. It will also financially support the construction of more than 280 cultural houses in villages, costing about 3 billion VND (130,900 USD) each.

Districts and relevant units need to mobilise resources and closely coordinate with the city to complete these projects, while encour     aging the involvement of society in maintaining and operating local cultural and historic relics./.


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