Truong Thi Mai becomes permanent member of Party Central Committee’s Secretariat
VGP - The Political Bureau has decided to assign Ms. Truong Thi Mai to the post of permanent member of the Party Central Committee's Secretariat just a few days after her predecessor Vo Van Thuong was elected President of Viet Nam.
Truong, currently a Politburo member and Chairwoman of the Organization Commission of the Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV)'s Central Committee, assumed the new role on Tuesday after she received the decision from Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.
Truong affirmed that she was fully aware of her honor and entrusted responsibilities, and vowed to continue to learn, strive, improve herself, uphold the sense of responsibility and political mettle, inherit and build on experience of the predecessors to meet the increasingly high requirements of the Party and people.
Truong was born on January 23, 1958 in Hien Ninh commune, Quang Ninh district of the central province of Quang Binh.
She holds a master's degree in public administration, a bachelor's degree in history and a bachelor's degree in law.
She had previously held various positions, including Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union's Central Committee; President of the Viet Nam Youth Federation; deputy to the National Assembly (NA) from the 10th to the 15th terms; Vice Chairwoman of the 11th NA's Committee for Culture, Education, Youth, Adolescents and Children; member of the 10th and 11th Party Central Committee; member of the National Assembly's Standing Committee; and Chairwoman of the 12th and 13th NA's Committee for Social Affairs.
At the 12th National Party Congress in January 2016, Truong was elected as member of the Party Central Committee. At the first meeting of the 12th Party Central Committee, she was elected to the 12th Political Bureau.
In February 2016, she was assigned by the Political Bureau to join the Party Central Committee's Secretariat and to hold the post of Chairwoman of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Mass Mobilization.
On January 30, 2021, at the 13th National Party Congress, Truong was elected as a member of the 13th Party Central Committee for the 2021-2026 tenure. At the first meeting of the 13th Party Central Committee, she was elected to the 13th Political Bureau for the 2021-2026 tenure.
In April 2021, she was assigned by the Political Bureau to hold the position of Chairwoman of the Party Central Committee's Organization Commission.
Last Thursday, Vo Van Thuong, aged 53, was elected Viet Nam's President, becoming the youngest person to hold the position in the country's history./.