Ha Noi Party Secretary steps down

June 20, 2024 3:10 PM GMT+7

VGP – The Politburo on Wednesday agreed to relieve Dinh Tien Dung from his current position as Secretary of the Ha Noi Municipal Party Party Committee.

Ha Noi Party Secretary steps down- Ảnh 1.

Dinh Tien Dung

Dinh, aged 63, served as Secretary of Ninh Binh provincial Party Committee from October 2010 to July 2011.

He was Auditor General of the State Audit of Viet Nam from August 2011 to May 2013 and Minister of Finance from May 2013 to January 2021.

Dinh was elected to the Poliburo in January 2021 and became Secretary of the Ha Noi Municipal Party Committee.

During 2016-2021 term, the Party Committee of the Ministry of Finance was found to violate the Party's regulations and fail to properly carry out its tasks when it comes to the mechanisms, policies and management of issueance of corporate bonds, including those of Van Thinh Phat Group.

Such violations have resulted in severe consequences that risk great losses to the national budget and bond investors, negatively affecting the business environment, social order and safety among others.

As the Minister of Finance for the 2016-2021 term, Dinh must be responsible for the violation as the leader.

Dinh is the fourth high-ranking officials to have stepped down in 2024, after former President Vo Van Thuong, former Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue, former Standing member of the Party Central Commiteee's Secretariat and former Head of the Party Central Committee's Organization Commission Truong Thi Mai./.

Kim Loan