Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (standing, centre) addresses the first meeting of the Central Public Security Party Committee for 2020 - 2025 on June 4 (Photo: VNA)
– The Central Public
Security Party Committee held a ceremony in Hanoi on June 4 to announce the
13th-tenure Politburo’s decision on the appointment of the committee for the
2020 - 2025 term.
According to the Politburo’s decision issued on
June 1, the Central Public Security Party Committee consists of 27 members,
with a 10-member standing board that includes Party General Secretary Nguyen
Phu Trong, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, and Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh.
Politburo member and Minister of Public Security
General To Lam serves as Secretary of the committee.
Members of the Central Public Security Party Committee for the 2020 - 2025 tenure (Photo: VNA)
Addressing the event, Party General Secretary
Nguyen Phu Trong pointed to the intertwined favourable conditions and major
challenges in the region and the world in the 2020 - 2025 tenure.
He stressed that safeguarding political security
and social order and safety is the first and foremost and focal task of the
public security force.
Meanwhile, Minister To Lam expressed his hope
that the Central Public Security Party Committee and the Ministry of Public
Security will continue receiving attention and directions from the Politburo
and the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat, as well as effective
coordination from ministries, central agencies, and localities.
Following the announcement ceremony, the Central
Public Security Party Committee held the first meeting to discuss and adopt an
action plan to carry out the resolutions of the 13th National Party Congress
and the seventh congress of the Central Public Security Party Organisation for
2020 - 2025.
The committee also reviewed the public security
force’s performance in the first six months of 2021, set up orientations for
the last half of the year, and looked into some other important issues./.