News Alerts

13 Jan 2021 | 10:51 AM UTC

Vietnam: Party congress to occur in Hanoi Jan. 25-Feb. 2

Vietnam News Alert

Communist Party to host 13th National Party Congress in Hanoi, Vietnam, Jan. 25-Feb. 2. Tight security almost certain.

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/22/2021, 5:00 PM until 2/2/2021, 5:00 PM (UTC). COUNTRY/REGION Hanoi

Event

The Communist Party of Vietnam will hold its 13th National Party Congress in Hanoi Jan. 25-Feb. 2. Events will likely occur at the Vietnam National Convention Center, My Dinh National Stadium, and state buildings such as the National Assembly. Hundreds to thousands of party members will likely participate in the congress, though events may be smaller than past congresses due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions. The congress will also involve hundreds of security personnel and healthcare workers.

Authorities will almost certainly heighten security measures, including setting up checkpoints in Hanoi, especially at the program sites. Localized transport disruptions are likely. Business disruptions are possible in areas near events. Officials may increase health checks in Hanoi as part of COVID-19 protocols.

Advice

If operating in Hanoi, confirm travel plans, and allow additional time to reach destinations Jan. 25-Feb. 2. Avoid engaging in politically sensitive conversations. Carry proper identification documents to present at security checks; remain cooperative if stopped for security or health inspections. Heed all official security and transport advisories.

 

Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news