Source Pravda.Ru

Duc Luong re-elected President of Vietnam

Tran Duc Luong has been re-elected the President of Vietnam by the Vietnamese Parliament in Hanoi, giving him a second mandate of five years.

Luong received 97% pf the votes from the 498 members of the Vietnamese National Assembly (Parliament), after the general legislative election on 19th May.

The 65-year-old President Luong, who belongs to the Vietnamese Communist party, intends to continue the policy of careful reforms and loyalty to national traditions, which has been so successful in Vietnam.

Timothy BANCROFT-HINCHEY PRAVDA.Ru