Huynh Quang Liem (middle) at the appointment ceremony (Photo baodautu.vn )
 
Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a decision to remove Nguyen Quoc Khanh as chairman of the board of directors of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) to enable his transfer to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

The Minister of Industry and Trade will assign specific tasks for Khanh. 

The Prime Minister also agreed to appoint Nguyen Vu Truong Son, member of the board of directors and general director of PetroVietnam, to temporarily perform the duties of chairman of the board of directors until a new appointment is announced.

Meanwhile, the Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) announced its decision to appoint Huynh Quang Liem to the group’s deputy general director for five years beginning March 1.

At the ceremony, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Phan Tam said, with his experience and capacity, Liem would help develop VNPT in the future and realise the goal of making the company to the top of the country’s IT and communications market.-VNA