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Da Nang City's new leader elected

Update: April, 02/2013 - 08:21
Mr Tran Tho (left) was elected as chairman of the Da Nang City's People's Council until 2016.—Photo cadn.com.vn

DA NANG (VNS)— Tran Tho was sworn in as chairman of the Da Nang City's People's Council this morning, with his term to last until 2016.

The announcement was made during a session of the municipal People's Council in its 8th tenure (2011-16) in which participants unanimously voted 47/47 for Tho, cementing his win.

Tho, who is the city's party Committee's deputy secretary, will replace Nguyen Ba Thanh who was assigned as head of the Central Party Committee's Internal Affairs Commission by the Politburo last year.

During the meeting, deputies of the city's people's council also cast their ballots, dismiss Thanh from his duty.

Tho pledged to focus on improving people's lives and addressing any future challenges. — VNS

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