The head of the government office said that "Tet-dar culture has been transformed, many people use it to do that and other things."
At a press conference on January 31st, Mr. May Tien Dung-Minister, the head of the government office responded to questions related to the Prime Minister's previous direction as ministries and locations that should focus "It's tough for people, not for the senior officials, businesses and localities do not have to go to Hanoi to utter excuses. "
Mr. Dung said New Year's culture according to the traditional customs and habits of the Vietnamese people was good, but was used and modified.
"We know that Western countries or in Asia, like Japan, also have a gift culture, every festival they visit and give small gifts like fans of jeans, dolls … This is normal," Mr. Dung shared.
According to him, precisely because the gift culture in Vietnam has changed as mentioned above, that government leaders have banned the New Year wants to avoid the abuse of "doing this and other things". The Government Office thoroughly understood that spirit. These days, the Prime Minister does not receive business guests, and not those who "do not come to work, but just want Tet".
Minister, Chairman of the Government Office Maj Tien Dung. Photo: HT
The head of the government office acknowledged that Regarding the regulations for Tet, here and there is not strictly respected, but generally, once the central government imposes responsibility, for example, "self-awareness" of staff is very high. "
Earlier, at a government conference with the sites in 2016 and 2017, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuang Fuk urged local leaders not to go to the Central Committee to wake up the New Year and give a gift for the end of the year. As for May Tien Dung, who once divides, every year comes the lunar New Year, he often thanked his senior leaders as well as his subordinates, workers, guards, friends and teachers. journalists … are those who helped him to fulfill the tasks assigned by the Party, the state and the people.
"Thank you, too, is a gift, not just money or a new artifact as a gift. In the culture of the Vietnamese people there is nothing more than words and frequent higher than a tray, of course, it's a word from the plate." Sincerity, "he .