General Secretary establishes seven inspectorates on corruption detection, handling

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong, head of the Central Committee on Corruption Prevention and Fighting, has signed a decision to set up seven inspection teams who will look into local authorized agencies’ detection and settlement of serious and complicated corruption cases drawing social attention.

The first team led by chairman of the Central Inspection Commission Tran Quoc Vuong will work in the northern provinces of Thai Nguyen and Lang Son.
The second team led by Minister of Public Security To Lam will work in the northern provinces of Phu Tho and Son La.

The third headed by Head of the Central Committee of Internal Affairs Phan Dinh Trac will inspect in Bac Ninh in the north and Tay Ninh in the southern region.

Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam and chief judge of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh will lead the fourth team to the Mekong Delta provinces of Hau Giang and Ben Tre.

Head of the Supreme People’s Procuracy Le Minh Tri will take the fifth inspectorate to the central province of Phu Yen and the southern province of Binh Phuoc.
The sixth inspectorate led by Government Inspector General Phan Van Sau will work in the central provinces of Quang Nam and Quang Ngai.

Chairwoman of the National Assembly’s Judiciary Committee will lead the seventh team to work in the Mekong Delta provinces of Long An and Tien Giang.

According to plan, the inspectorates will focus on the leadership and guidance of party committees and organizations in spotting and handling corruption and economic cases, especially on how they investigate and hear cases and prosecute offenders.
The inspectors will also put an eye on how local authorized agencies have coordinated together to spot, handle and trial the cases. Advisory activities and proposal making by provincial party committee’s internal affair to deal with corruptions will also be inspected.

In addition, they will supervise implementation of the Politburo’s Directorate 50 on intensifying the Party’s leadership to uncover and handle corruptions in localities.
The seven teams will report their inspection results to the Central Internal Affairs Committee from August 20 to October 20 this year.

By Bao Minh – Translated by Hai Mien

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