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Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong re-elected

Update: January, 28/2016 - 11:24
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong. — VNA/VNS Photo

HA NOI (VNS) — General Secretary of the Communist Party of Viet Nam Nguyen Phu Trong has been re-elected for his second term.

Politburo member and head of the party central committee's Publicity and Education Commission Dinh The Huynh made the announcement this morning on the final day of the 12th National Party Congress.

He said congress members of the politburo, the secretariat and the Inspection Commission and the commission's head were elected yesterday, when the newly elected party central committee convened the first plenum in Ha Noi.

Accordingly, Tran Quoc Vuong has been elected as the head of the Communist Party of Viet Nam's Inspection Commission.

The full list of the 19-member politburo, the three-member secretariat and the 21-member Inspection Commission can be viewed here. — VNS

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