Gia Lai province chairman dismissed from Party position

By Thai Ha
Tue, August 16, 2022 | 9:09 pm GTM+7

Vo Ngoc Thanh, deputy chief of the Gia Lai Party Committee, was dismissed Tuesday from the Party position for the 2012-2020 and 2020-2025 terms.

The decision was made by the Secretariat of the Party Central Committee which also requested relevant authorities to take disciplinary action against Thanh, who is also chairman of the Central Highlands province.

Vo Ngoc Thanh, Chairman of Gia Lai province. Photo courtesy of Gia Lai newspaper.

Vo Ngoc Thanh, Chairman of Gia Lai province. Photo courtesy of Gia Lai newspaper.

The Secretariat concluded that the Party leaders of Gia Lai's People’s Committee in the 2016-2021 and 2021-2026 tenures had violated the principle of democratic centralism and working regulations.

The lack of responsibility and loose leadership had resulted in the provincial People’s Committee, some organisations and individuals breaching the Party’s regulations, violating forestry laws and committing violations in the management and administration of some projects in the area.

As a leader, Vo Ngoc Thanh was mainly responsible for the violations committed by the provincial People’s Committee in its 2016-2021 and 2021-2026 terms, the Secretariat said.

"Thanh violated the principle of democratic centralism, working regulations, the Party’s regulations and the State’s laws as he signed a number of documents that violated regulations on investment, bidding, land, housing, forestry, construction, and planning."

The Secretariat assessed that the above violations and shortcomings had “caused serious consequences, bad opinions in society, and reduced the prestige of the provincial Party leadership, local administration and Vo Ngoc Thanh personally”.

In early August, the Party Central Inspection Committee warned Do Tien Dong, standing Vice Chairman of Gia Lai; Kpă Thuyen and Ho Phuoc Thanh, both Vice Chairman of the province, and Nguyen Duc Hoang, former Vice Chairman for their violations.

The committee also warned Nguyen Anh Dung, chief of the Department of Finance’s Party Committee and director of the department; Luu Trung Nghia, chief of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Developments’ Party Committee and director of the department; and Pham Duy Du, chief of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment’s Party Committee and director of the department.

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