HA NOI – The National Assembly this morning has voted to approve the Prime Minister's request to switch Dinh Tien Dung from State Auditor to the new position of Minister of Finance.
Dung's appointment was confirmed after winning more than 88 per cent of votes.
NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung also announced the NA Steering Committee's request over the nomination of Nguyen Huu Van to the new position of General State Auditor.
Van is currently a member of the Party Central Committee and secretary of Communist Party Committee of the northern Lao Cai Province. He holds a degree in economics.
Earlier, Vuong Dinh Hue, the Minister of Finance was appointed head of the Central Economics Committee. He handed over his responsibilities at the Ministry of Finance in February.
This afternoon, the NA will continue to review personnel, discuss the Legal Development Programme for the next year and discuss draft amendments to the Residency Act. – VNS