Delegates from ethnic minority groups around the country gathered in the capital city of Hanoi with joy and excitement, anticipating a successful congress.

The event aimed to review the achievements and outcomes in the implementation of ethnic policies and ethnic affairs in the 2010-2020 period thereby drawing lessons and experience to continue improving ethnic policies and proposing orientations, goals, tasks and solutions in ethnic affairs for 2021-2030.

The congress is also a forum for ethnic minority groups to promote mutual learning and experience exchange as well as a socio-political activity to raise awareness and consolidate consensus amongst all under the Party’s leadership.

Nhan Dan (People) Newspaper’s reporter captured some images of the delegates in the capital city Hanoi.

A delegation of ethnic minority people from the Central Highland province of Dak Lak.

Dang Thi Pham, a delegate from Dao ethnic minority group, is head of the women’s association in Ban La hamlet, Thai Son commune, Bao Lam district, in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang.

Chao Cac (right) and Chao Ty (left) monks, are members of the An Giang provincial Fatherland Front Committee.

Delegate Trieu Thi Thiet, Chairwoman of Thach An district People’s Council in Cao Bang province.

Delegate Tran Van Bo from the Nung ethnic minority group.

San Diu ethnic minority delegate, Le Thi Tuyet Mai, is President of the Quang Hanh ward Fatherland Front Committee in Cam Pha city, the northern province of Quang Ninh.

Delegate Thuong Xuan Huu, Chairman of the Dignitaries Council of the Brahmin community in Binh Thuan province.

Associate Professor, Dr. Hoang Thi Bich Loan from the Tay ethnic minority group (right) and Dr. Cam Thi Lai from the Thai ethnic group (left) are delegates of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics.

Delegate Y Mui, former Deputy Secretary of the Kon Tum provincial Party Committee.

Gieng Chong Senh, from Quang Moi village, Quang Son commune, Hai Ha district, Quang Ninh province, is an artist devoted to restoring and preserving the traditional cultural identities of the Dao ethnic minority group.

Delegate Quang Thi Biet, Chairwoman of the Nam Gion communal People’s Committee in Muong La district, the northern mountainous province of Son La.

Delegates wearing the traditional clothes of their ethnic groups.

Joyfully recording beautiful moments from the congress.