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27 senior Party members disciplined in H1/2022

The Party Central Executive Committee, the Politburo, the Secretariat, and the Central Commission for Inspection disciplined 27 officials managed by the Politburo and the Secretariat in the first six months of 2022, 20 cases up year on year.

Deputy Head of the Central Committee for Internal Affairs Nguyen Thai Hoc.

The information was disclosed at the 22nd meeting of the Central Steering Committee for Anti-Corruption held on August 17 to review work in the first half of the year and set tasks for the second half. The meeting was chaired by the Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.

Announcing the results of the meeting at a press conference held on the afternoon of August 17, Deputy Head of the Central Committee for Internal Affairs Nguyen Thai Hoc emphasized that the anti-corrupiton work had been promoted, drastically, synchronously, urgently and with new development steps.

This strongly affirms the resolute determination and perseverance to fight corruption and negativity according to the Resolution of the 13th Party Congress.

According to the report delivered at the meeting, a total of 295 Party members have received disciplinary actions for corruption and deliberate wrongdoings in the first six months of 2022, up 117 compared to last year’s same period.

The Party Central Executive Committee, the Politburo, the Secretariat, and the Central Commission for Inspection have disciplined 27 officials under the management of the Politburo and the Secretariat (an increase of 20 cases compared to the same period last year).

The 22nd session of the Central Steering Committee for Anti-Corruption. Photo: VNA

Since the beginning of the term, 56 officials under the management of the Politburo and the Secretariat, including 10 members and former members of the Party Central Committee, have been disciplined.

Inspection and auditing agencies have proposed the recovery of VNĐ15.41 trillion (US$658 million) and 134 hectares of land and suggested administrative actions against 1,682 collectives and 2,676 individuals (an increase of 831 collectives and 603 individuals compared to the same period last year).

The Committee urged for swift and complete handling of five major, serious corruption cases – including the stock manipulation case at the FLC Group, the bribery case at the Consular Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs concerning the special repatriation flights during border lockdowns as a result of COVID-19, wrongdoings in several public investment and bidding projects involving AIC Group, bond fraud case at Tan Hoang Minh Group.

To date, all 63 localities have set up their own steering committees for anti-corruption and many have discovered cases right at the local level.

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