Legislature approves reappointment of four Deputy Prime Ministers
doyen1988 28-07-2021, 18:35
 

The four Deputy Prime Ministers. (Photo: vnexpress)   

NDO/VNA – The 15th National Assembly has adopted a Resolution approving the Prime Minister’s proposal on the reappointment of Pham Binh Minh, Le Minh Khai, Vu Duc Dam and Le Van Thanh as Deputy Prime Ministers for the 2021-2026 tenure.


All 479 lawmakers present at the legislature's session on July 28, or 95.99 percent of the total number of deputies to the 15th NA, voted for the Resolution.

Pham Binh Minh is a member of the Politburo in the 12th and 13th tenures and a member of the Party Central Committee in the 10th tenure (alternate member from April 2006 to January 2009, official member from January 2009), 11th, 12th and 13th tenures.

He worked as Minister of Foreign Affairs from August 2011 to November 2013 and then Deputy Prime Minister cum Minister of Foreign Affairs from November 2013 to April 2021. He has held the post of Deputy Prime Minister since April 2021. Minh is a deputy to the National Assembly in 13th, 14th and 15th tenures.

Meanwhile, Le Minh Khai is a member of the Party Central Committee in the 12th and 13th tenures and Secretary of the Party Central Committee in the 13th tenure, and a deputy to the 14th National Assembly.

At the 14th NA's 11th session on April 8, the legislature approved his appointment as Deputy Prime Minister in the 14th tenure.

Vu Duc Dam is a member of the Party Central Committee in the 10th (alternate), 11th, 12th and 13th tenures. He has worked as Deputy Prime Minister since November 2013.

Le Van Thanh is a member of the Party Central Committee in the 12th and 13th tenures and a deputy to the 12th National Assembly.

At the 14th NA's 11th session on April 8, the NA approved his appointment as Deputy Prime Minister in the 14th tenure.

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