Document Type : Research Article


Lecturer The Institute of Party Building Affairs Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics 135 Nguyen Phong Sac, Cau Giay, Hanoi, Vietnam


The political system in Vietnam follows the former Soviet Union style, which includes the sub-systems of Party, state and mass organizations. It remains almost unchanged since the 1986. While Vietnam has been achieving impressive socio-economic development results, the political system somehow lag behind the socio-economic development process.