Standing member of the Secretary Board of the Party Central Committee Đinh Thế Huynh (centre) gives decisions of appointment to Vương Đình Huệ (left) and Nguyễn Văn Bình (right). — VNA/VNS Photo An Đăng
Viet Nam News -
HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Văn Bình, the former governor of the State Bank of Việt Nam, has been appointed the Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Economic Affairs.
Politburo member Bình replaces Vương Đình Huệ, who is now the Deputy Prime Minister.
Before serving as governor of the State Bank, Bình was the vice governor, and earlier, acting chairman of the International Investment Bank in Russia.
Politburo member Huệ served as the auditor general of the State Audit Office of Việt Nam and as the minister of finance before that.
Huệ’s relief from his role as the commission chairman and Bình’s appointment to the position was decided by the Politburo and was announced in Hà Nội this morning. — VNS