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Monday, August 21, 2017

National Assembly elects Nguyen Xuan Phuc as new Prime Minister

Updated: 11:20’ - 07/04/2016
The National Assembly elected Nguyen Xuan Phuc as Prime Minister on April 7 morning with 446 approval votes, or 90.26 percent of the total deputies in the legislature.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc was sworn into the office__Photo: VNA

A resolution on the election was adopted with the support of 474 deputies (96.15 percent).

The newly elected PM was sworn into the office after the election.

In the ceremony, Phuc expressed thanks to the NA for trusting him to take the position as Prime Minister.

He pledged to be absolutely loyal to the nation, the people, and the Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and to make all-out efforts to fulfill the duties assigned by the Party, State and people.

As new Prime Minister, he vowed to listen to opinions and aspirations of nationwide compatriots and do the best to address any shortcomings and fulfill the socio-economic development goals.

The newly elected PM also committed to promoting reform and international integration, accelerating administrative reform, and creating favorable business and investment environment.

The Government will spare no effort to promote democracy, strengthen discipline in the State apparatus and the whole society, while improving efficiency of the fight against corruption and wastefulness, persistently and resolutely defending the national independence, sovereignty, unification and territorial integrity, he said.

The newly elected PM will submit a nomination list of Deputy Prime Ministers and members of the Government to the NA at following working sessions.-(VNA)
 

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