22.01.2021, 14:42

Thu Duc City Council elects key posts

Thu Duc City Council elects key posts

A bird’s eye view of Thu Duc City. The Thu Duc City People’s Council today, January 22, held its first meeting to vote for some key posts of the municipal Council – PHOTO: LDO

HCMC – The Thu Duc City People’s Council today, January 22, held its first meeting to vote for some key posts of the municipal Council, including chairman, vice chairman and heads of divisions.

Speaking at the meeting, Nguyen Thi Le, chairwoman of the HCMC People’s Council, said that Thu Duc City was already established, marking a new page for the economic growth of the eastern part of HCMC.

In line with the Law on Local Administration Organization, Thu Duc City would have to vote for key posts of the municipal government and council, Le said.

As scheduled, at 3.00 p.m. on the same day, the Thu Duc People’s Council will announce and hand over appointment decisions to the officials holding the new key posts of Thu Duc City, the local media reported.

Huynh Thanh Nhan, director of the HCMC Department of Home Affairs, said that the Thu Duc City authorities have officially been in operation since the council’s first meeting, meaning that the local governments of Districts 2, 9 and Thu Duc ended their duties and relinquished power.

Meanwhile, the headquarters of the District 9 government may be used as the headquarters of the Thu Duc City Party Committee, while the headquarters of the District 2 government might be turned into the headquarters of the Thu Duc City People’s Council and government.

Besides, the headquarters of the Thu Duc District government may become the working place for the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee in Thu Duc City.