Politburo member re-elected Hanoi Party Committee Secretary

Politburo member and Secretary of the 16th-tenure Hanoi Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue was elected Secretary of this committee for the 17th tenure with 100 percent of the vote on October 13 morning.

Announcing election results at the 17th Hanoi Party Congress, Chu Ngoc Anh, Vice Secretary of the 16th municipal Party Committee and Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, said the event elected 71 people to the 17th-tenure municipal Party Committee for 2020-2025.

In its first meeting, the 17th-tenure Party Committee of Hanoi elected 16 to its Standing Board and Vuong Dinh Hue as its Secretary for the 17th tenure with all the Party Committee’s 71 members voting for him. It also elected four vice secretaries, including Anh, for the new tenure.

Hue, born in 1957, was appointed Secretary of the municipal Party Committee in the 2015-2020 tenure by the Political Bureau on February 7. Before that, he had served as Deputy Prime Minister from April 2016 to February 2020.

Source: Vietnam News Agency