Nguyen Phu Trong re-elected as General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Viet Nam Nguyen Phu Trong has been re-elected for his third term at the first plenum of the 13th Party Central Committee (PCC). The Hanoi based Vietnam Times reports that the first plenum of the 13th Party Central Committee also elected an 18-member Politburo in Hanoi on January 31. 

Nguyen Phu Trong is the de facto top leader of Vietnam, in office since 19 January 2011, and President of Vietnam, de jure head of state of Vietnam, in office since 23 October 2018. He was Chairman of the National Assembly from 2006 to 2011, representing Hanoi, was elected General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam at the party’s 11th National Congress in 2011 and re-elected at the 12th National Congress in 2016. 

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