Senior Vietnamese government officials released from posts
Hanoi, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) The Vietnamese National Assembly on Wednesday released a deputy prime minister and 12 heads of ministries and cabinet members from their posts, as part of a cyclical renewal in the senior leadership.
The heads of Foreign Relations, Defense, the Interior, Agriculture and Rural Development, Construction, Culture, Sports and Tourism, Finance, Education and Training, and Industry and Commerce will also cease to hold their posts.
The heads of the Government Office and the Ethnic Affairs Committee (both instances have the rank of ministry), and the government inspector general will also be let go.
Parliamentarians will vote by secret ballot for the next officials to hold those positions on Thursday.
The National Assembly decided to renew 25 senior leadership positions at its 11th and last session of the 14th Legislature.
The National Assembly acknowledged the good work done by all the outgoing leaders. jg/llp/mgt/asg
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