A resolution on the election of the State President was adopted with all 483 deputies present, or 96.79 percent of total lawmakers, voting “yes”. (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) –
Nguyen Xuan Phuc was elected
as State President of Vietnam for the 2021-2026 tenure on July 26 during the
first session of the 15th National Assembly in Hanoi.
A resolution on the election was adopted with all
483 deputies present, or 96.79 percent of total lawmakers, voting “yes”. The
document takes effect right after it was approved by the legislature.
NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue (right) congratulates Nguyen Xuan Phuc on his election as State President of Vietnam. (Photo: VNA)
67-year-old Phuc, a native of the central province
of Quang Nam, is Politburo member of the 11th, 12th and
13th tenures, member of the Party Central Committee of the 10th,
11th, 12th, 13th tenures, and NA deputy of the
11th, 13th, 14th and 15th tenures.
He served as Prime Minister during the 13th and 14th tenures of the legislature, and State President for
2016-2021 (from April 2021)./.