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Hanoi appoints personnel replacing suspended mayor
Linh Pham 08:31, 2020/08/13
The newly-appointed person will govern the city’s operations during Mr. Nguyen Duc Chung’s suspension.

Nguyen Van Suu has been appointed to assume responsibilities belonging to the position of chairperson of the Hanoi People’s Committee in replacement for Nguyen Duc Chung who has been suspended from duties for 90 days due to involvement in some criminal cases.

 Nguyen Van Suu, deputy chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee. Photo: Tuoitre

Mr. Suu, who has served as a standing deputy chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee, will be in charge of the city’s operations to ensure the leadership and operations of the Party Committee of the Hanoi People's Committee and the People’s Committee itself during Mr. Nguyen Duc Chung’s suspension, local media reported.

Born in Ha Dong district, Hanoi, Mr. Suu, 59, held the position of deputy chairman since 2011 after being director of the Hanoi’s Department of Planning and Investment in 2009-2010 and head of the city’s Party Organization Commission.

As deputy chairman, he is responsible for the city’s agriculture and rural development, food safety, among others, and managing the districts of Bac Tu Liem, Hoai Duc, Phu Xuyen, Thuong Tin, and Ung Hoa.

On August 12, another deputy of Mr. Chung, Mr. Ngo Van Quy, was appointed to assume the post of head of the city’s Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.

Hanoi currently has six deputy chairmen namely Nguyen Van Suu, Le Hong Son, Nguyen Quoc Hung, Nguyen Doan Toan, Ngo Van Quy, and Nguyen The Hung.

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