Lt. Gen Tran Van Ve replies to press queries about household register books and identity cards on November 7 (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam to abolish household register books by 2020: ministry

Lt. Gen Tran Van Ve, head of General Police Directorate, this morning rejected information about household register book abolishment saying it is incorrect information. In fact, the Ministry of Public Security will just abolish the book after completing a national online database on residents.
Minister of Public Security To Lam (Photo: quochoi.vn)

Vietnam abolishes household register books not residential management

Minister of Public Security To Lam this morning said that police agencies would scrap household register books but still implement residential management measures such as temporary residence registration toward simplifying procedures and papers.