Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh assumes the post as Vice President of the National Defence and Security Council (Photo: VNA)
– National Assembly (NA) deputies voted to approve a
resolution ratifying State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s proposal on the
appointment of Vice President and members of the National Defence and
Security Council on July 28 during the 15th legislature’s first
The resolution was passed by all 470 deputies participating
in the ballot.
Under the resolution, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh assumes the post as Vice President of the council, while NA Chairman Vuong Dinh
Hue, Minister of Public Security To Lam, Minister of National Defence Phan Van
Giang and Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son are its members.
This resolution takes effect from the date of approval by
the National Assembly.
Previously, President Phuc submitted to the legislative body
a list of candidates to be elected as Vice President and members of the
National Defence and Security Council.
After that, the NA approved the proposal on the list by a secret
NA Secretary General Bui Van Cuong then presented the draft
resolution ratifying the list of nominees for voting and approval.
The 15th National Assembly then held the closing ceremony of
its first session./.