Deputy PM Hoang Trung Hai appointed as Party Chief in Hanoi

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai received a Politburo decision appointing him to be Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee in the term of 2015-2020 at a ceremony hosted in the capital city this morning.

Politburo member Dinh The Huynh (C) gives the Decision appointing Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai to be Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee

The new secretary, born in 1959 in the northern province of Thai Binh, has master’s degree and was a student of the Hanoi Technology University.

Deputy PM Hoang Trung Hai has been a member of the Party Central Committee for four consecutive terms 9, 10, 11 and 12, the Politburo’s 12th tenure and the National Assembly for terms 8, 11 and 13.

He was Deputy Minister of Industry from July 1997-March 1998, Director General of Vietnam Electricity from April 1998-August 2000, Deputy Minister of Industry in August 2000 and Minister two years later.

He has been Deputy Prime Minister since August 2007 until now.

Deputy Prime Minister, Hanoi Party Chief Hoang Trung Hai

By Anh Phuong – Translated by Hai Mien

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