|A new city secretary will be chosen at the 12th National Party Congress to be held in Ha Noi early next year since Hai has completed the maximum allowed two five-year terms. — Photo vietnamnet
HCM CITY (VNS) — Le Thanh Hai remains HCM City Party Committee Secretary pending the 12th National Party Congress and fresh elections to all Politburo posts even as other leaders were elected at the city's five-day Party Congress that closed on Saturday.
Vo Van Thuong becomes the standing deputy secretary of the Party Committee after being chosen by the 15-member Standing Party Committee on Friday.
The Standing Party Committee also voted for three deputy secretaries — Nguyen Thanh Phong, Tat Thanh Cang, and Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam.
A new city secretary will be chosen at the 12th National Party Congress to be held in Ha Noi early next year since Hai has completed the maximum allowed two five-year terms.
While he has been assigned to steer the city Party Committee, Thuong will manage it.
Speaking at the closing ceremony, Thuong said to achieve the targets mentioned by Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong the congress approved 14 criteria, 12 tasks, and seven programmes to be carried out by the city in the upcoming years.
At a press briefing after the congress he said that at the National Party Congress, a Politburo member would be assigned to become the city Party Secretary. — VNS