Phan Van Mai elected as Ho Chi Minh City’s Chairman

Standing Deputy Secretary of the HCM City Party Committee Phan Van Mai was elected as the city’s new chairman, replacing Mr. Nguyen Thanh Phong, at a special meeting of the HCM City People's Council this morning (August 24).

Ông Phan Văn Mãi được bầu làm Chủ tịch TP.HCM
HCM City officials present flowers to new Chairman Phan Van Mai.

The former chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong was assigned by the Politburo to be Deputy Head of the Central Economic Commission on August 20.

Speaking at the meeting, the new chairman Phan Van Mai introduced three key tasks that he would focus on in the coming time.

The first is to carry out drastic measures to control the Covid-19 pandemic and restore normal life to local people. Secondly, he will build a post-pandemic economic development plan which aims to realize the targets set earlier by the city. And thirdly, he will study measures to best utilize all resources, especially human resources for social development.

Mr. Mai was born in 1973 in Thanh Phu Dong commune, Giong Trom district, Ben Tre province.

He holds a bachelor's degree in English, bachelor's degree in economics, and a master's degree in economic management.

Before being appointed as the Permanent Deputy Party Secretary of HCM City on June 1, he was the Party Secretary of the southern province of Ben Tre.

 

Mai held various positions in government agencies of Ben Tre province such as Chairman of the Provincial People's Council, Secretary of the Provincial Youth Union, an expert at the Foreign Affairs Department, Office of the Provincial People's Committee.

He was Secretary of the Central Youth Union in 2008-2011, Standing Secretary of the Central Youth Union and Deputy Secretary of the Party Central Committee of the Youth Union and Chairman of the Vietnam Youth Union from 2012 to March 2014.

In March 2014, he was appointed Deputy Party Secretary and then Standing Deputy Party Secretary of Ben Tre Province in November 2015.

He was Ben Tre’s Party chief from August 2019 to June 2021.

Tran Thuong

HCMC chairman becomes vice chair of Party’s Economic Commission

HCMC chairman becomes vice chair of Party’s Economic Commission

The Politburo today, August 20, assigned HCMC Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong as vice chairman of the Party Central Committee’s (PCC's) Economic Commission.

 
 

Other News

.
Top leaders of Vietnamese, European parliaments hold talks
Top leaders of Vietnamese, European parliaments hold talks
POLITICSicon  09/09/2021 

Chairman of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Vuong Dinh Hue held talks with President of the European Parliament (EP) David Sassoli in Brussels, Belgium, on September 8.

NA Chairman busy with meetings on WCSP5 sidelines
NA Chairman busy with meetings on WCSP5 sidelines
POLITICSicon  08/09/2021 

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue held meetings with Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons of the UK Eleanor Laing; President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies Roberto Fico;

Remarks by PM Pham Minh Chinh at 7th GMS Summit
Remarks by PM Pham Minh Chinh at 7th GMS Summit
POLITICSicon  09/09/2021 

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended and delivered remarks at the 7th Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Summit held virtually on September 9. The following is the full text of his remarks.

NA Chairman delivers remarks on COVID-19, climate change at 5WCSP
NA Chairman delivers remarks on COVID-19, climate change at 5WCSP
POLITICSicon  08/09/2021 

NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue on September 7 made his contribution to several panel discussions on responding to the COVID-19 and climate change at the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament (WCSP5) underway in Vienna, Austria.

Assignment of subjects and functions to Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Ministers
Assignment of subjects and functions to Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Ministers
POLITICSicon  07/09/2021 

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has signed Decision No. 1460/QD-TTg dated September 6, 2021 on assignment of subjects and functions to Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Ministers.

Vietnam desires IAEA's support in nuclear tech application to COVID-19 fight
Vietnam desires IAEA's support in nuclear tech application to COVID-19 fight
POLITICSicon  07/09/2021 

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue has suggested that the International Atomic Energy Agency support the nation in technology transfer and capacity building for the use of nuclear technology in health care and COVID-19 prevention and control.

NA leader calls on Austrian businesses to invest in Vietnam
NA leader calls on Austrian businesses to invest in Vietnam
POLITICSicon  07/09/2021 

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue on September 6 called on Austrian businesses to increase investment and trade cooperation with their Vietnamese counterparts to fully tap into the two sides’ potential and strength.

Prime Minister orders gradually restoring production, trade
Prime Minister orders gradually restoring production, trade
POLITICSicon  07/09/2021 

In order to best achieve 2021 targets, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh ordered giving the top priority to curbing the pandemic soon and gradually restoring production and trade in areas meeting safety conditions.

Vietnamese NA Chairman meets with IPU President
Vietnamese NA Chairman meets with IPU President
POLITICSicon  06/09/2021 

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue met with President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Duarta Pacheco in Vienna on September 6 as part of his trip to Austria to attend the fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament (WCSP5).

NA Chairman receives IPU Secretary General
NA Chairman receives IPU Secretary General
POLITICSicon  07/09/2021 

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue hosted a reception for Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Martin Chungong on September 7

Prime Minister chairs August cabinet meeting
Prime Minister chairs August cabinet meeting
POLITICSicon  06/09/2021 

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on September 6 chaired a regular Government meeting, focusing on socio-economic performance in August and the first eight months of this year.

European countries to transfer Covid-19 vaccines for Vietnam
European countries to transfer Covid-19 vaccines for Vietnam
POLITICSicon  06/09/2021 

Some European countries have pledged to transfer Covid-19 vaccines to Vietnam.
 

Vietnam ranks 7th at International Army Games 2021
Vietnam ranks 7th at International Army Games 2021
POLITICSicon  05/09/2021 

The Vietnam People’s Army (VPA)'s delegation ranked 7th out of 43 military delegations at the International Army Games 2021, which wrapped up on September 4.

Vietnam hopes to receive more US support in COVID-19 combat: PM
Vietnam hopes to receive more US support in COVID-19 combat: PM
POLITICSicon  05/09/2021 

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on September 4 called on the US to continue helping Vietnam in COVID-19 prevention and control through suitable forms, especially in implementing the vaccine strategy.

NA Chairman leaves for fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament in Austria
NA Chairman leaves for fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament in Austria
POLITICSicon  05/09/2021 

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and a high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese NA left Hanoi on September 5 morning for the fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament (WCSP5) in Austria.

WCSP5: Vietnamese NA joins hands to cope with global challenges
WCSP5: Vietnamese NA joins hands to cope with global challenges
POLITICSicon  05/09/2021 

A high-ranking Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) delegation led by Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue will attend the fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament (WCSP 5) in Austria from September 5-7.

Army Games 2021 in Vietnam: Vietnam, Russia win golds
Army Games 2021 in Vietnam: Vietnam, Russia win golds
POLITICSicon  04/09/2021 

The award presentation and closing ceremony for “Sniper Frontier” and “Emergency Area” competitions was held in Hanoi on September 4, within the framework of the International Army Games 2021.

President uplifts educators and students ahead of new school year
President uplifts educators and students ahead of new school year
POLITICSicon  04/09/2021 

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent a letter to educators and students ahead of the new academic year, which is expected to face significant challenges due to COVID-19.

Remarks by PM Pham Minh Chinh at 2021 Global Trade in Services Summit
Remarks by PM Pham Minh Chinh at 2021 Global Trade in Services Summit
POLITICSicon  03/09/2021 

PM Pham Minh Chinh attended and delivered a speech at the 2021 Global Trade in Services Summit via video in the evening of September 2, at the invitation of Chinese Party General Secretary and President Xi Jinping.

New US Embassy to be built on land lot with four facades
New US Embassy to be built on land lot with four facades
POLITICSicon  04/09/2021 

The 3.2ha land plot leased by the US Embassy to build a new headquarters has a prime location with four facades, adjacent to Pham Van Bach Street and Cau Giay park in Cau Giay district, Hanoi.

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN