Vietnam lawmakers reach high concensus on personnel decisions

Source: Xinhua| 2019-11-22 19:57:00|Editor: Shi Yinglun
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HANOI, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- The National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam, the country's top legislature, on Friday passed resolutions on personnel work with high approval ratio, Vietnam News Agency reported.

Specifically, 94 percent of the voted deputies agreed to relieve Nguyen Khac Dinh of his position as a member of the NA Standing Committee and chairman of the NA Law Committee. Meanwhile, the resolution to dismiss Vietnamese Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien was passed with 87 percent approval.

The secret ballots were held as part of the agenda of the legislative body's on-going eighth session, which is scheduled to conclude on Nov. 27.

Earlier, the Political Bureau under the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) appointed Dinh as the Secretary of central Khanh Hoa province's Party Committee for the 2015-2020 term.

Tien, on the other hand, was assigned by the bureau as the new head of a CPVCC's department in charge of protection and care for the well-being of central officials.

On Friday, the NA also passed three laws, namely the Law amending and supplementing some articles of the Law on Government Organization and the Law on Local Administration Organization with 89.23 percent approval, the Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens with 91.51 percent and the amended Law on Civil Defence with 91.72 percent. The laws will take effect from July 1, 2020.