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Jun 07, 2022 / 21:13

Hanoi names new personnel replacing suspended mayor

The new personnel will be in charge of the city’s operation to ensure the leadership and operation of the municipal People’s Committee.

The Standing Committee of the Hanoi Party Committee today [June 7]  appointed Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Le Hong Son to temporarily replace the suspended Chairman Chu Ngoc Anh for the time being.

 Vice-Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Le Hong Son.

Under the decision, Son will be in charge of the city’s operation to ensure the leadership and operation of the municipal People’s Committee.   

The Hanoi People’s Council on the same day voted unanimously to remove the Chairman from the office, citing violations of Party and State regulations as the reason.

The Party Central Committee yesterday decided to expel Anh and Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long from the Communist Party of Vietnam for their involvement in the Covid-19 test kit scam by Viet A Company.

Politburo agreed to appoint Vice Minister of Health Do Xuan Tuyen to replace Long as the acting Minister of Health.