Economic security serves corruption prevention

Economic security must be attached with the maintenance of political security and prevention of corruption, said PM.

PM Phuc made the point on May 25 in Ha Noi while chairing a conference of the Ministry of Public Security on economic security in the 2009-2016 period and implementation of the Politburo's Directive No.12-CT/TW on enhancing the Party's leadership in economic security amidst socialist-oriented market economy and international economic integration.

Mr. Phuc applauded positive achievements which the people's public security have attained in ensuring security and order in general and economic security in particular.

He noted the importance of making practical changes in awareness among all levels and sectors in safeguarding economic security in the current situation. The Government chief stressed that all levels and sectors must bear in mind economic security under the leadership of the Party, management of the Government of which public security plays a vital role. In addition, economic security must be coupled with socio-economic development, global economic integration, and political security, he said.

The PM requested the police force to proactively define threats to the economy and promptly devise effective measures to cope with.

He also ordered measures to protect the macro economy, curb inflation, and support enterprises, as well as improve business environment and national competitiveness.

Minister of Public Security To Lam said the police force is aware of their missions and responsibilities to ensure economic security.

He underlined this as a primary condition to create safe and favorable environment for startups, rapid and sustainable development of the economy, boosting industrialization, modernization, and international economic integration./.

Source: Online Newspaper of the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam