meeting in Hanoi on Monday. Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong delivered an opening speech. President Truong Tan Sang on behalf of the Politburo facilitated the opening session. In the morning, the delegates discussed the Politburo report on the outcomes of the negotiations and signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement presented by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung. In the afternoon session, facilitated by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, the delegates discussed the Politburo report on personnel preparations for the Party Central Committee, the Party Politburo, and the Party Secretariat and nominations for 4 key posts of the 12th tenure. They also discussed the nomination lists of the Presidium, the Secretariat and the Committee for Appraising Delegates of the 12th National Party Congress.