Hanoi has new Chairman

Vice Secretary of Hanoi’s Party Committee Chu Ngoc Anh was elected Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee for the 2016-2021 tenure with 95 out of 96 votes at the 16th session of the 15th Hanoi People’s Council this morning.

Ông Chu Ngọc Anh làm Chủ tịch UBND Thành phố Hà Nội

Mr. Chu Ngoc Anh at the Hanoi People’s Council meeting this morning.

During the meeting session on September 25, the members of Hanoi People’s Council started the process to dismiss Nguyen Duc Chung from all leadership positions and voted for Chu Ngoc Anh as the chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee.

On September 18, the politburo of Vietnam assigned Chu Ngoc Anh as the Deputy Secretary of Hanoi Party Committee. He is currently Minister of Science and Technology and will hold the post until the National Assembly’s meeting in October when he will be relieved of the post.

In assuming his new position, Mr. Ngoc Anh, who is still the Minister of

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