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Deputy PM Đam appointed Chairman of Children National Committee

Update: September, 14/2017 - 16:22
Children enjoy their outdoor activity. — Photo chinhphu.vn
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HÀ NỘI — Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam was appointed as the chairman of the National Committee for Children on Wednesday.

The appointment was made under a decision recently approved by Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc.

The committee, which has 18 members, was set up to consult with the government to resolve issues related to children as well as to assist with enforcing the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child that Việt Nam ratified in 1990.

Following the decision, the committee appointed two vice chairmen, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Đào Ngọc Dung and Minister of Education and Training Phùng Xuân Nhạ, and one vice chairwoman, Minister of Health Nguyễn Thị Kim Tiến.

Phúc tasked the committee with co-operating with the National Assembly’s agencies, the Supreme People’s Court and the Supreme People’s Procuracy to handle issues related to children. — VNS

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