Update: 19:37 | 07/04/2021
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc took over duty from former President Nguyen Phu Trong at a ceremony on April 6.
Party General Secretary and former President Trong warmly congratulated President Phuc and Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan on their elections to the positions by the National Assembly.
General Secretary and former President Nguyen Phu Trong, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and current and former leaders at the ceremony.
Looking back at two and a half years holding the Presidency, General Secretary Trong said he has done his best to perform the duties and authority of the State President in accordance with the Constitution and the law.
“I have been able to complete many tasks, but there remains works that I am not satisfied with,” Trong shared with participants at the ceremony.
He thanked former Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh for outstandingly fulfilling her duties, contributing to the outcomes of the tenure of the Presidency.