|During its 15th meeting from June 27-30 in Hà Nội, the Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission issued a warning against Phan Thị Mỹ Thanh, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee and Head of the National Assembly delegation of the southern province of Đồng Nai. — VNA/VNS Photo An Đăng|
HÀ NỘI — The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission will consider disciplinary action against some officials for violations, announced the Commission yesterday.
During its 15th meeting from June 27-30 in Hà Nội, the Commission issued a warning against Phan Thị Mỹ Thanh, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee and Head of the National Assembly delegation of the southern province of Đồng Nai.
According to the Commission, while working as Director of the provincial Department of Industry and Trade and Secretary of the Party Committee of Nhơn Trạch District, Thanh was a part of managing Cường Hưng Ltd.Co which was co-founded by her husband, meaning Thanh violated the Law on Anti-Corruption.
While holding the position of Vice Chairwoman of the provincial People’s Committee, Thanh committed some violations, including signing documents to allow the Cường Hưng company to invest in a commercial residential project in Phước Tân Commune, violating the anti-corruption law and Party regulations.
She also signed committee documents she was not authorised to sign, allowing the company to trade construction materials and lease premises, violating the regulations of the provincial People’s Committee.
Thanh also signed documents providing financial support for land clearance task for a Build-Operate-Transfer road project without asking for agreement from the provincial People’s Committee or reporting to the provincial People’s Council, violating investment regulations.
During the meeting, the Commission also proposed disciplinary action against Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Hồ Thị Kim Thoa.
According to the Commission, while holding the position as Party Committee Secretary and Director of Điện Quang Lamp Company from January, 2004 to May, 2010, Thoa violated regulations on business equitisation and procedures and illegally handled loan interest exempted from banks worth VNĐ6.7 billion (US$298,000).
She also violated State regulations on land management when the Điện Quang Company signed a contract to jointly invest in land in HCM City with Vietnam Investment Construction Trading JSC without agreement from the land owner and relevant authorities. She did not report relevant authorities to handle while illegally handled a revenue worth VNĐ30 billion ($1.3 million) from transferring the rights to exploit the land slot.
Thoa also bought shares exceeding allowed levels and violated Điện Quang Company’s regulations on share transfer. — VNS