|Former Chairman of the State Planning Committee (now the Ministry of Planning and Investment ) Đậu Ngọc Xuân.—Photo vietnamnet.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Former Chairman of the State Planning Committee (now the Ministry of Planning and Investment) Đậu Ngọc Xuân passed away on Tuesday at the age of 89.
Xuân, whose hometown is in Nghi Hải Commune, in Hà Tĩnh Province’s Nghi Xuân District, was also former member of the Central Committee of the Việt Nam Communist Party.
He was also former chairman of the state committee on investment projects appraisal and former minister, head of the prime minister’s working group on external economics.
Xuân’s funeral will be held from 7am to 8.30am on August 15 at the National Funeral House at 5, Trần Thánh Tông Street. The tribute-paying ceremony will take place on the same day. He will be buried at Thiên Đức Cemetery in Trung Giáp Commune, in Phú Thọ Province’s Phù Ninh District.—VNS