Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong speaks at the tenth meeting of the Central Steering Committee on Anti-corruption (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, who is also head of the Central Steering Committee for Anti-corruption (CSCA), has signed a decision to establish seven working groups in charge of inspecting the investigation and judgment of serious and complicated corruption and economic cases of public concern.

Accordingly, the first group is led by Tran Quoc Vuong, Politburo member and Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission. They will perform their tasks in the northern mountainous provinces of Thai Nguyen and Lang Son.

Politburo member and Minister of Public Security Sen. Lieut. Gen. To Lam heads the second group, which will operate in the northern provinces of Phu Tho and Son La.

The third, led by Phan Dinh Trac, head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Internal Affairs, will take charge of Bac Ninh province in the north and the southern province of Tay Ninh.

Meanwhile, the settlement of corruption and economic cases in the Mekong Delta provinces of Hau Giang and Ben Tre will be supervised by a group led by Chief Judge of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh.

Le Minh Tri, Prosecutor General of the Supreme People’s Procuracy, will lead a group to the central province of Phu Yen and Binh Phuoc province in the southern region.

The sixth group is led by Government Inspector General Phan Van Sau and will perform the inspection work in the central provinces of Quang Nam and Quang Ngai.

The last group with Le Thi Nga, Chairwoman of the National Assembly’s Committee for Judicial Affairs as the head will operate in the Mekong Delta provinces of Long An and Tien Giang.

Under the decision, the inspection work will focus on the leadership and instruction of all-level Party committees and organisations over the detection and handling of corruption acts, the handling of corruption and economic cases by local competent agencies and units, asset reclamation and coordination between competent agencies in the work.

Inspection results must be reported to the steering committee within two months, starting from August 20, 2016.-VNA