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Working groups to address corruption

Update: May, 27/2016 - 11:33
Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng, who is also head of the Central Steering Committee for Anti-corruption (CSCA), has signed a decision establishing seven working groups in charge of inspecting the investigation and judgment of serious corruption and economic cases of public concern.— VNA/VNS Photo Trí Dũng

HÀ NỘI — Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng, who is also head of the Central Steering Committee for Anti-corruption (CSCA), has signed a decision establishing seven working groups in charge of inspecting the investigation and judgment of serious corruption and economic cases of public concern.

Accordingly, the first group is led by Trần Quốc Vượng, politburo member and chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission. They will perform their tasks in the northern mountainous provinces of Thái Nguyên and Lạng Sơn.

Politburo member and minister of Public Security Sen. Lieut. Gen. Tô Lâm heads the second group, which will operate in the northern provinces of Phú Thọ and Sơn La.

The third, led by Phan Đình Trạc, head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Internal Affairs, will take charge of Bắc Ninh Province in the north and the southern province of Tây Ninh.

Meanwhile, the settlement of corruption and economic cases in the Mekong Delta provinces of Hậu Giang and Bến Tre will be supervised by a group led by Chief Judge of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyễn Hòa Bình.

Lê Minh Trí, prosecutor general of the Supreme People’s Procuracy, will lead a group to the central province of Phú Yên and Bình Phước Province in the southern region.

The sixth group is led by Government Inspector General Phan Văn Sau and will perform the inspection work in the central provinces of Quảng Nam and Quảng Ngãi.

The last group with Lê Thị Nga, chairwoman of the National Assembly’s Committee for Judicial Affairs as the head will operate in the Mekong Delta provinces of Long An and Tiền Giang.

Under the decision, the inspection work will focus on the leadership and instruction of all-level Party committees and organisations over the detection and handling of corruption acts, the handling of corruption and economic cases by local competent agencies and units, asset reclamation and co-ordination between competent agencies.

Inspection results must be reported to the steering committee within two months, starting from August 20, 2016.—VNS

 

 

 

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