Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung appointed as Hanoi Party chief – PHOTO: VGP
HCMC – Dinh Tien Dung, a Politburo member and Minister of Finance, has been picked as the secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee, replacing Vuong Dinh Hue after he became National Assembly (NA) chairman and chairperson of the National Election Council.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on March 31 signed a decision to appoint Dung as Hanoi Party chief, the local media reported.
The Standing Board of the Hanoi Party Committee tomorrow, April 3, will hold a conference on the city’s key positions to announce the Politburo’s decision.
Dinh Tien Dung, born in 1961 in Ninh Binh Province, holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor in Economics degree.
He had earlier served as Deputy Minister of Construction, deputy secretary of Dien Bien Party Committee, chairman of Dien Bien Province, secretary of Ninh Binh Party Committee and auditor general of the State Audit of Vietnam.
Since May 2013, Dung has held the post of Minister of Finance.