To Lam become new President of Vietnam

Vietnam’s National Assembly approved To Lam as the country’s next President on 22 May 2024. The appointment followed the resignation of former President Vo Van Thuong amid a corruption crackdown nearly two months earlier.

  • To Lam becomes the third President of Vietnam in less than 18 months, a notable change in a country known for its political stability.
  • As President, To Lam is now the third most powerful figure in Vietnam, following the Party Chief and Prime Minister.
  • To Lam is known as a hardliner, particularly in his dealings with Vietnamese activists, with numerous dissidents and bloggers jailed during his tenure as the Minister of Public Security.

Q: Who was approved as Vietnam’s next President on 22 May 2024?

A. Vo Van Thuong
B. To Lam
C. Nguyen Phu Trong
D. Pham Minh Chinh

Ans : B. To Lam

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