The People’s Council of Da Nang City, the local legislative body, on Monday elected Huynh Duc Tho to be the new Vice Chairman of the administrative agency People's Committee.
Tho, 52, replaced Nguyen Xuan Anh, who was dismissed from the position at the same Council meeting. Anh became the Deputy Secretary of the Da Nang Party's Committee in after an election early this month.
Tho, who was head of Da Nang's Department of Planning and Investment, has a Master degree of public relations.
Da Nang, home to one of the most important ports in Vietnam, is considered a metropolis on the rise.