|Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng hands over the retirement decision to former NA Chairwoman Nguyễn Thi Kim Ngân. — VNA/VNS Photo|
HÀ NỘI — The Politburo and the Secretariat of the Party Central Committee on Saturday handed over retirement decisions to six Politburo and Secretariat members of the 12th Party Central Committee who have not run for seats in the 13th tenure.
The event was chaired by Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng, and attended by Politburo member, Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính; Politburo member, National Assembly Chairman Vương Đình Huệ; and Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee's Secretariat Võ Văn Thưởng.
Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng handed over the decisions to Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân, former Politburo member, former Secretary of the Party Delegation of the National Assembly and former NA Chairwoman; Tòng Thị Phóng, former Politburo member, former Deputy Secretary of the Party Delegation of the NA, and former NA Vice Chairman; Nguyễn Thiện Nhân, former Politburo member, former Secretary of the HCM City Party Committee and former head of HCM City’s NA delegation; General Ngô Xuân Lịch, former Politburo member, former Deputy Secretary of the Central Military Commission and former Minister of National Defence; Hoàng Trung Hải, former Politburo member, former Secretary of the Hà Nội Party Committee, and former permanent deputy head of the unit in charge of documents for the 13th National Party Congress; and Nguyễn Văn Bình, former Politburo member, former Secretary of the Party Central Committee, and former Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission.
Trọng said the former Politburo and Secretariat members outstandingly completed their tasks assigned by the Politburo, the Secretariat, the Party Central Committee and the people, and greatly contributed to the country’s achievements in all fields.
The Party leader expressed his hope that they will continue to make contributions to the nation's development.
In her remarks, Ngân noted her belief that under the Party's leadership and with people’s consensus, Việt Nam will develop strongly in the future. — VNS