Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan undertakes role of acting President hinh anh 1Vo Thi Anh Xuan (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan will undertake the role of acting President of Vietnam until the National Assembly elects a new President, the NA Standing Committee made the announcement to agencies, organisations at home and abroad, voters and people nationwide.

On behalf of the NA Standing Committee on January 18, NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue signed the Notice No. 404/TB-UBTVQH15 on the exercise of the right of the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

The announcement is pursuant to the Constitution; the Law on the Organisation of the NA No. 57/2014/QH13, which has been amended and supplemented with a number of articles under the Law No. 65/2020/QH14, the Resolution No. 83/2023/QH15 dated January 18, 2023 adopted at the 15th NA’s third extraordinary meeting.

It is also pursuant to the Politburo's conclusion on the assignment of a member of the Party Central Committee to the role of acting President of the Vietnam./.