Exams for Leadership Posts of HCMC Construction Department

In a meeting on administrative reforms of the HCMC Department of Construction on May 30, Vice Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan praised the department’s competitive exams for leadership posts.

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After a secret ballot, all public servants with high number of votes can take part in the exams, including written and oral tests, which aim to test professional knowledge, management capacity, social knowledge and behavior manner of future leaders.

After two exams with 30 candidates, 16 outstanding office workers were chosen for the leadership posts.

The department also made comprehensive reforms, such as standardizing procedures and publicizing documents over the Internet, with commitments on dealing with all kinds of applications.

Consequently, in the first five months of 2006, around 6,000 construction licenses were granted in the whole city, with 92 percent of applications returned as promised.

By H.N – Translated by Thuy Hang

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