|Chairman of HCM City People's Committee, Nguyen Thanh Phong (R). — Photo nguoiduatin.vn
HCM CITY (VNS) — The appointment of the chairman of HCM City People's Committee, Nguyen Thanh Phong, who was elected with an 85.1 per cent vote during a recent council meeting, has been approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.
Besides the 53-year-old leader, the prime minister approved Le Van Khoa, director of the Department of Industry and Trade, and Nguyen Thi Thu, former chairwoman of the HCM City Labour Federation, as vice chairpersons of the People's Committee.
Five elected members of the municipal People's Committee were also approved, including Le Dong Phong, director of the Department of Public Security; Su Ngoc Anh, director of the Department of Planning and Investment; Vo Van Hoan, chief officer of the People's Committee; Bui Xuan Cuong, director of the Department of Transport; and Phan Thi Thang, director of the Department of Finance, members of the People's Committee.
The Prime Minister also approved the retirement plans for People's Committee chairman Le Hoang Quan and his deputy chairpersons, Hua Ngoc Thuan, Nguyen Huu Tin, and Nguyen Thi Hong. Deputy chairpersons Le Manh Ha, Tat Thanh Cang will resign and take on a new mission. — VNS