HCMC – The Politburo has chosen Truong Thi Mai as permanent member of the 13th Party Central Committee’s Secretariat, replacing Vo Van Thuong who is now State President of Vietnam.
As Politburo member and secretary of the Party Central Committee, Mai is serving as chairwoman of the Party Central Committee’s Organization Commission.
On the afternoon of Monday, March 6, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong presented the Politburo’s decision to assign Mai as permanent member of the Party Secretariat and chairwoman of the Party Organization Commission.
Mai was born on January 23, 1958 and her native place is Hien Ninh Commune, Quang Ninh District in the central province of Quang Binh.
At the 12th National Party Congress in January 2016, Mai was elected to the Party Central Committee. At the first meeting of the 12th Party Central Committee, she was elected to the Politburo. In February 2016, she was assigned by the Politburo to join the Party Secretariat and to take up the post of chairwoman of the Party Commission for Mass Mobilization.
On January 30, 2021, at the 13th National Party Congress, Mai was elected to 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 Politburo. In April 2021, the Politburo picked her as chairwoman of the Party Organization Commission.