Accordingly, Vo Thi Anh Xuan, member of the 13th Party Central Committee and Vice State President in the 2016-2021 tenure (since April 2021), was elected as Vice State President in the 2021-2026 tenure.
Nguyen Hoa Binh, Politburo member, Secretary of the 13th Party Central Committee, Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court in the 2016-2021 tenure and deputy of the 15th legislature, became Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court for the 2021-2026 tenure.
Le Minh Tri, member of the 13th Party Central Committee, Prosecutor General of the Supreme People’s Procuracy in the 2016-2021 tenure, deputy of the 15th NA, was elected as Prosecutor General of the Supreme People’s Procuracy for the 2021-2026 tenure.
The foresaid resolutions came into force immediately after they were ratified by the NA.
Earlier, the NA Standing Committee announced the outcomes of discussions in groups about the list of candidates for these positions. Legislators then elected the Vice State President, Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court and Prosecutor General of the Supreme People’s Procuracy by secret ballots.
On the same day Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh also presented a proposed list of 27 cabinet members for the 15th tenure to the ongoing first session of the 15th legislature.
The cabinet includes the Prime Minister and four Deputy PMs in charge of directing the fields of diplomacy and global integration, legislation, apparatus organisation, religious and ethnic affairs; general economy and inspection, settlement of complaints and denunciations; sectoral economy; and science, education, and socio-cultural affairs.
There are 18 Ministers of National Defence; Public Security; Foreign Affairs; Home Affairs; Justice; Planning and Investment; Finance; Industry and Trade; Agriculture and Rural Development; Transport; Construction; Natural Resources and Environment; Information and Communications; Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs; Culture, Sports and Tourism; Science and Technology; Education and Training; and Health.
Four heads of ministry-level agencies consist of Minister, Chairman of the Committee for Ethnic Affairs; Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam; Government Inspector General; Minister, Chairman of the Government Office.
The number of cabinet members is based on the Government’s organisational structure, ensuring inheritance, stability, renovation in accordance with the Constitution and the law, Chinh said.