Vietnamese parliament to ‘adjust’ state leadership

Hanoi, March 8 (IANS) Vietnam’s top legislator said the parliament is to “adjust” state leadership in a March meeting at an ongoing parliament standing committee session on Monday.

In his opening remarks, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said the 11th meeting, the last gathering of the 13th legislature, will decide on the country’s major matters in the next five years regarding socio-economic affairs, national defence and security, foreign relations and mid-term finance.

“At the meeting, a number of positions will be adjusted in order to ensure the State’s smooth operation after the Party Central Committee made personnel decisions following the 12th National Party Congress,” Vietnam’s state news agency VNA quoted Chaiman Hung asy saying at the 46th session of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee.

The session opening in capital Hanoi on Monday is expected to complete preparations for the 11th meeting of the 13th NA scheduled for this month, Xinhua news agency reported.

The top legislator expressed his hope that the National Assembly Standing Committee and relevant agencies will make thorough preparations for the upcoming meeting to make it a success.

The 12th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and its first central committee meeting convened during January 21 to 28 re-elected Nguyen Phu Trong as the General Secretary of the 12th CPV Central Committee (CPVCC).

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