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Jan 19, 2021 / 17:06

Vietnam to hold online nationwide meeting ahead national election

To prepare for the election, the National Election Council made its debut in Hanoi on June 12.

Vietnam will hold a national online meeting on January 21 to launch the election of the National Assembly (NA) deputies and representatives of the all-level people’s councils for the 2021-26 term.

 National Assembly's Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan speaks at the meeting. Source: VGP

The meeting is aimed to finalize documents for the councils and relevant agencies to ensure that all preparations for the big event get ready, according to the National Assembly's Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, who is also Chairperson of the National Election Council.

The election is scheduled to take place on May 23, 2021.

Preparations for the election to the National Assembly and all-level people’s councils for the next tenure have progressed as scheduled, Ms. Ngan said at a meeting on January 18.

She said the council has discussed legal, personnel, medical, and security issues.

To prepare for the election, the National Election Council made its debut in Hanoi on June 12.

A number of documents guiding the organization of the election have been jointly released by the NA’s Standing Committee, the National Election Council, the Prime Minister, the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Communication and Education, the Central Organization Commission, the Ministry of Home Affairs, and the Ministry of Finance.