Prime Minister presents proposed list of 27 Government members hinh anh 1Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh speaks at the session. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh presented a proposed list of 27 Government members for the 15th tenure to the 15th National Assembly's ongoing first session in Hanoi on July 26.

Accordingly, the Cabinet includes the Prime Minister and four Deputy PMs in charge of directing the fields of diplomacy and global integration, legislation, apparatus organisation, religious and ethnic affairs; general economy and inspection, settlement of complaints and denunciations; sectoral economy; and science, education, and socio-cultural affairs.

There are 18 Ministers of National Defence; Public Security; Foreign Affairs; Home Affairs; Justice; Planning and Investment; Finance; Industry and Trade; Agriculture and Rural Development; Transport; Construction; Natural Resources and Environment; Information and Communications; Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs; Culture, Sports and Tourism; Science and Technology; Education and Training; and Health.

Four heads of ministry-level agencies include Minister, Chairman of the Committee for Ethnic Affairs; Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam; Government Inspector General; Minister, Chairman of the Government Office.

PM Chinh said the number of Cabinet members is based on the Government’s organisational structure, ensuring inheritance, stability, renovation in line with the Constitution and the law.

Members of the NA Committee for Legal Affairs said the number of the Government members is accordance with the Resolution on the Government’s organisational structure that was recently adopted by the legislature, meeting the PM’s direction and governance requirements in the next period./.