Communist Party of Vietnam

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Communist Party of Vietnam

Đảng Cộng-sản Việt-nam
General SecretaryNguyễn Phú Trọng
FounderHồ Chí Minh
Founded3 February 1930
NewspaperNhân Dân
Student wingVietnamese Students' Association
Youth wingHo Chi Minh Communist Youth Union
Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneer Organization
Women's wingVietnam Women's Union
Political lineMarxism–leninism
Ho Chi Minh Thought
Socialist-oriented market economy
International affiliationInternational Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties

The Communist Party of Vietnam is currently the ruling and only legal political party in Vietnam. It is the vanguard of the Vietnamese working class, and the party of the proletariat. It was formerly known as the Communist Party of Indochina and the Vietnam Labor Party.