Le Hong Quang assigned as Secretary of An Giang Provincial Party Committee

Standing Deputy Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court Le Hong Quang has been assigned as the Secretary of the An Giang Provincial Party Committee for the 2020-2025 term, replacing Vo Thi Anh Xuan - who was elected Vice President of Vietnam during the recent 11th session of the 14th National Assembly.

Head of the Party Central Committee's Organisation Commission Truong Thi Mai (R) hands over the Politburo's decision to Le Hong Quang. (Photo: VOV)
Head of the Party Central Committee's Organisation Commission Truong Thi Mai (R) hands over the Politburo's decision to Le Hong Quang. (Photo: VOV)

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The Standing Board of the An Giang Party Committee held a conference on May 5 to announce the Politburo’s decision on the assignment.

The event was attended by Politburo member and Head of the Party Central Committee’s Organisation Commission Truong Thi Mai, Politburo member and Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh, and Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan.

Under the Politburo’s decision, Quang will resign as Standing Deputy Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court in order to join the Executive Board and the Standing Board of the An Giang Party Committee and serve as the committee’s secretary.

At the conference, Mai praised the outstanding results achieved by An Giang in the 2015-2020 tenure, stating that the assignment of Quang aims to ensure the direct, comprehensive, regular and continuous leadership of the Politburo and the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat over the An Giang Provincial Party Committee.

She congratulated Quang on his new position, voicing her expectation that he will continue to promote his capabilities and work closely with the Provincial Party Committee to lead the successful implementation of the resolution of the committee’s 11th congress, towards making An Giang one of the leading localities in terms of economic development in the Mekong Delta region by 2025.

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Politburo member and Head of the Party Central Committee's Organisation Commission Truong Thi Mai speaks at the conference. (Photo: VOV)

The Politburo member expressed her hopes that the An Giang Provincial Party Committee would uphold the sense of responsibility and solidarity and exert efforts to overcome difficulties to join with the new Secretary in effectively fulfilling their assigned tasks.

On the occasion, Mai also congratulated Vo Thi Anh Xuan on her election as Vice President and wished her further success in the new position.

For his part, Quang expressed his pleasure and honour at being assigned to the new task, promising to continue to build on and promote the province’s development achievements of the past years, as well as to focus on directing the implementation of socio-economic development tasks in the coming time. In the Immediate future, An Giang will take proactive COVID-19 prevention and control measures and ensure the success of the elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and all-level People’s Councils for the 2021-2026 tenure.