NA gives approval to Mr. Le Minh Hung taking over from Mr. Nguyen Van Binh.
The National Assembly approved the appointment of Mr. Le Minh Hung as Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) on April 9.
He was previously a Deputy Governor of the central bank.
Born in December 1970, he is the youngest member of the new government cabinet.
He holds a Masters Degree from Saitama University in Japan.
Mr. Nguyen Van Binh, former Governor of the SBV, is now head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission, replacing Mr. Vuong Dinh Hue, who is now a Deputy Prime Minister.