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Communist Party of Vietnam names leaders for next five years

The election is believed to be carefully and democratically conducted with five steps instead of three as before.

The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV)’s Central Committee has been elected with 200 members for the 13th Congress (2021-26), unchanged from the previous term.

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 Executive Member of the Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong chairs a session announcing the list of Central Committee's members. Photo: Vietnam News Agency

The total includes 180 full members and 20 alternates, results have just released Saturday evening [January 30].

The Central Committee will convene the 1st plenum to elect the Politburo, the country’s highest body, the Secretary General, the Secretariat, the Central Inspection Commission and its head on January 31.

The nine-day congress is schueduled to conclude on February 1, one day earlier than scheduled.

Top leaders at the voting for the Central Committee's members on January 30. Photo: VGP

Personnel matters were put on debate in three working days of the CPV’s 13th National Congress.

Sharing their opinions with media on the sidelines of Saturday session, delegates expected that candidates who are selected for the high positions must be qualified and competent enough for the sake of the country in the next five years.

In particular, selected personnel must be those who dare to think, dare to do, dare to take responsibility, dare to speak, and dare to make decisions for the stronger socio-economic development, defense and security.

The personnel work is carefully and democratically conducted with five steps instead of three as before.