HANOI, Jan. 27, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Nguyen Phu Trong addresses the first plenary session of the 12th Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee in Hanoi, Vietnam, Jan. 27, 2016. Nguyen Phu Trong has been re-elected as the General Secretary of the newly-elected 12th Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee in its first plenary held on Wednesday.(Xinhua/VNA)
HANOI, Jan. 27 (xinhua) -- Nguyen Phu Trong has been re-elected as the General Secretary of the newly-elected 12th Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) in its first plenary held on Wednesday, local media reported.
Vietnam's state run news agency VNA on Wednesday afternoon released a photo over the first plenary of the 12th CPVCC, showing that Nguyen Phu Trong receiving a bouquet of flowers as congratulations, and standing on the meeting hall stage together with Tran Dai Quang, Vietnamese Minister of Public Security and member of the 12th CPVCC.
The caption for the photo reads "Deputies at the first plenary of the 12th CPVCC congratulate Nguyen Phu Trong re-elected as the General Secretary of the 12th Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) in Hanoi, capital of Vietnam on Jan. 27, 2016."
The official portal of Vietnam's Ministry of Information and Communications, as well as lots of local online newspapers, has also quoted VNA report as saying that Nguyen Phu Trong has been re-elected as the General Secretary of the 12th CPVCC.
At the headquarters of the CPVCC, the 12th CPVCC held its first plenary to elect Politburo, General Secretary, Secretariat, Central Inspection Commission and Head of Central Inspection Commission on Wednesday.
According to the timetable delivered by the 12th CPV National Congress organizer to media, the result of the election of new Politburo, General Secretary, Secretariat, Central Inspection Commission and Head of Central Inspection Commission, shall be reported to the 12th National Party Congress on Thursday morning. And after the first debut of the 12th CPVCC, new General Secretary, on behalf of the new CPVCC, will deliver a speech at the 12th National Party Congress.
Trong, born in 1944 in Hanoi, holds a doctorate degree. He studied at the Literature Faculty of the Hanoi General University (now the Hanoi National University) from 1963 to 1967 and joined the Communist Party of Vietnam in 1967.
Trong worked at the Document Department of the Communist Magazine from December 1967 to July 1968. He was an editor at the magazine's Party Construction Department between July 1968 and August 1973.
He pursued a master's degree in political economics at the Nguyen Ai Quoc High-ranking Party Institute from September 1973 to April 1976. He worked as an editor at the magazine's Party Construction Department between May 1976 and August 1981, studied in the Soviet Union from September 1981 to July 1983, gaining an associate professorship there, and became vice head and then head of the Party Construction Department between August 1983 and February 1989.
Trong worked as a member of the magazine's editing board between March 1989 and April 1990, and became deputy editor-in-chief from May 1990 to August 1991, and editor-in-chief in August 1991.
He was elected to the Communist Party of the Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) in January 1994, re-elected in June 1996, and became deputy secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee in October 1996, and member of the CPVCC's Political Bureau in December 1997.
Trong assumed secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee in January 2000, chairman of the Central Theoretical Council in 2001, member of the CPVCC in April 2001, and member of the Political Bureau in April 2006.
Trong acted as Chairman of the National Assembly from 2006 to 2011.
In January 2011, Trong was elected as General Secretary of the 11th CPVCC.
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