Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has appointed Mr. Do Thanh Trung as new Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment.
He was promoted to the role from his previous position as Director-General of the ministry’s Department of National Economic Issues.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung handed over the appointment decision to Mr. Trung at a ceremony on March 17.
In accompanying remarks, he said the ministry provides consultancy on socio-economic development strategies for the Party and the State. It has been assigned varied and difficult tasks, such as building national master plans and master planning for regions and the country’s 63 localities, together with plans on new economic models such as the green economy, the circular economy, and the sharing economy.
He hopes that Deputy Minister Trung will continue with efforts to ensure the quality of the tasks performed by the ministry and in providing socio-economic consultancy for the Party and the State.