Tran Quoc Vuong, Politburo member and head of the CPV CC’s Inspection Commission, will replace Huynh as standing member of the CPV CC’s Secretariat. (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Politburo of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) has decided to allow Politburo member Dinh The Huynh to leave the posts of standing member of the CPV Central Committee’s Secretariat and President of the Central Theoretical Council in the 2016-2021 tenure for long-term illness treatment.

The decision was made at a meeting on personnel work on March 2 of the Politburo under the chair of General Secretary of the CPV Central Committee (CPV CC) Nguyen Phu Trong.

Tran Quoc Vuong, Politburo member and head of the CPV CC’s Inspection Commission, will replace Huynh as standing member of the CPV CC’s Secretariat.

[Infographics: Biography of Tran Quoc Vuong]

Meanwhile, Nguyen Xuan Thang, Secretary of the CPV CC, Director of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and Vice President of the CPV Central Committee’s Theoretical Council will assume the position as President of the council for 2016-2021.-VNA