Former officials of Vietnam Social Security, Quang Ninh province expelled from Party hinh anh 1Defendants Le Bach Hong (standing) and Nguyen Huy Ban (sitting) at a trial in early 2020. (Photo:
Hanoi (VNA) – The Party Central Committee’s Secretariat has decided to expel former leaders of the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and the Quang Ninh provincial Department of Education and Training from the Party for their wrongdoings while on duty.

The Secretariat made the decision during a meeting held on September 28 under the chair of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.

Basing on proposals submitted by the Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission and opinions given by relevant Party organisations, the Secretariat held that while serving as Secretary of the Party unit at and General Director of the VSS, Nguyen Huy Ban and Le Bach Hong seriously violated the Party’s regulations and the State’s law on the use of the social insurance fund, causing great financial losses to the State. They have been imprisoned for “deliberately violating the State’s regulations on economic management, causing serious consequences.”

Meanwhile, as a member of the Quang Ninh provincial Party Committee, and Secretary of the Party Committee at and Director of the provincial Department of Education and Training, Vu Lien Oanh was held responsible for this Party committee’s violations and shortcomings in its leadership and directions over the building and implementation of working regulations. She lacked sense of responsibility and let law violations occur during the implementation of some investment projects in the 2015 - 2019 period. The investigation police agency under the Ministry of Public Security launched an investigation into Oanh and put her into temporary detention for “violating bidding regulations, causing serious consequences.”

The Secretariat said the violations committed by the three were “very serious”, causing great financial losses to the State, negatively affecting Party organisations’ prestige, and stirring public concern. Given this, they must receive strict disciplinary measures in line with the Party’s rules.

Basing on the Politburo’s Regulation No 102-QD/TW, issued on November 15, 2017, the Secretariat decided to expel Ban, Hong, and Oanh from the Party./.