Ceremony honours 112 outstanding science and technology intellectuals in 2019

Posted at: MONday - 11/11/2019 11:02 - post name: Cộng tác viên

 
Prof. Dr. Sc. Dang Vu Minh, the President of VUSTA delivers his opening speech

Prof. Dr. Sc. Dang Vu Minh, the President of VUSTA delivers his opening speech

On November 2, in Hanoi, Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA) held a ceremony to honour 112 outstanding science and technology intellectuals in 2019.

Attending the ceremony were Member of the Politburo, Secretary of the Party Central Committee, Head of the Party Central Committee (PCC)’s Organisation Commission Pham Minh Chinh, Member of the Politburo, Head of the PCC’s Information and Education Commission Vo Van Thuong, Member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam; Member of the Party Central Committee, Chairman of the National Assembly's Committee for Science, Technology and Environment Nguyen Xuan Dung; President of VUSTA Dang Vu Minh, Vice Presidents of VUSTA and 112 outstanding intellectuals, and numerous representatives of ministries, departments at central and Hanoi.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Prof. Dr. Sc. Dang Vu Minh highly appreciated the initiatives and innovations of intellectuals and scientists which have been applied in practice leading to greater economic efficiency contributed to the overall development of the country. He acknowledged and praised the intellectuals of VUSTA’s member associations for their outstanding achievements in gathering, uniting, mobilizing and promoting the creativity of the scientific and technological intellectual team and greatly contributing to the cause of socio-economic development, national defense and international integration.

Implementing Resolution No. 27-NQ/TW dated August 6, 2008 of the Central Executive Committee on building the intelligentsia in the period of accelerating the industrialization and modernization of the country and Resolution of the Seventh National Congress of Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations, the Presidium of the Central Council of VUSTA decided to implement the mission of honouring intellectuals and recognized it as an important task of VUSTA. It is organized every two years to encourage and honor the outstanding scientific and technological intellectuals in the whole VUSTA's system who have great achievements in mobilization of intellectuals and their science and technology activities contributing to the cause of socio-economic development and national protection.

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Dr. Pham Van Tan, Vice President and Secretary General of VUSTA

Dr. Pham Van Tan, Vice President and Secretary General of VUSTA said that in order to organize the 3rd ceremony for honouring 112 outstanding scientific and technological intellectuals in 2019, from June, 2019 VUSTA has called on within its member associations at central and provincial levels to deploy following activities: communication of the purpose and meaning of the event; introduce the regulations on honouring outstanding intellectuals and implementation plan 2019; organize selection council to choose the most typical intellectuals of their associations; and then submit the dossier to VUSTA. VUSTA has received, synthesized and summarized the achievements of 116 intellectuals from 46 national professional associations and 59 provincial unions then sent them to the selection Council of outstanding scientific and technological intellectuals 2019 (the Council) to make final selection. On August 12, 2019, the Council held a meeting and decided to select 112 eligible intellectuals then proposed to the Presidium of VUSTA's central council for honoring.

Among 112 intellectuals, the Council has chosen 12 people (accounting for 10%) who are representatives of industries, fields, areas with outstanding achievements, met the criteria to propose to be rewarded the Certificate of Merit of the Prime Minister and the Labor Medal of the State President. The list of 112 selected intellectuals has been posted publicly on VUSTA's website (vusta.vn) within 10 days before the Presidium of VUSTA's Central Council issued the decision. The Council did not receive any complaint letter. There are 62 intellectuals from provincial unions, 50 intellectuals from professional associations; 65 have academic titles associate professor, professor, doctor and equivalent; 31 have master's degrees, 16 people with bachelor's degrees and equivalent. The selected ones have many achievements, excellent contributions to the intellectual mobilization and scientific research and already being awarded certificate of merits by the State, Ministries, branches and VUSTA. In particular, among them 7 prominent intellectuals were received the Certificate of Merit from the Prime Minister.

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Member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam speaks at the ceremony

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam highly appreciated the important meaning of science in the country's economic development. He also thanked intellectuals and scientists “On behalf of the Government, I warmly congratulate the intellectuals and scientists who have been honored today as well as all the intellectuals and scientists of our country. The Government is proud of you who have greatly contributed to the cause of scientific development", Deputy Prime Minister said. Deputy Prime Minister praised VUSTA for well performing its role for the country's scientific development. The Government is looking forward to receive opinions from scientists for policies and programs of the Party and the State. The event of honoring the prominent science and technology intellectuals of VUSTA 2019 is a significant meaning event to encourage the contingent of scientific and technological intellectuals to devote to the cause of industrialization and modernization of the country. It is also contributed to raise awareness of the society on the role and position of intelligentsia as well as acknowledged significant contributions of scientific and technological intellectual team, he said.

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Member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam awards  07 prominient intellectuals the Prime Minister's Certificate of Merit

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The outstanding scientific and technological intellectuals receive the logos and certificates of merit from VUSTA

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Overview of the ceremony

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