Results of vote held on January 26 released.
National Party Congress XII announced the result of votes for the Party Central Committee XII on the afternoon of January 26, with 180 official members and 20 alternate members.
Members of the Politburo re-elected include Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Deputy Chairmen of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong and Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, Minister of Public Security Tran Dai Quang, Head of the Communist Party of the Central Committee's Commission Dinh The Huynh, and Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.
Many members of the Party Central Committee XI were also re-elected, including Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam and the Minister of Construction, the Minister of Finance, and the Minister of Transport.
The vote for the new Party Central Committee took place at 10am from a candidate list of 220 for full members and 26 for alternate members.
On January 27 the new Party Central Committee will hold its first conference and elect the Party General Secretary and members of the Politburo, the Secretariat Committee, and the Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission.
Results of the election will be announced at the closing session on the morning of January 28.