Eighty-two of 83 delegates (98.8%) have agreed on a preliminary list of Hanoi’s 72 candidates for the 15th National Assembly election.
According to Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of the capital city of Hanoi, Mr. Dam Van Huan, the Hanoi Election Committee has received 72 dossiers of the candidates for the upcoming National Assembly election, including 30 self-nominated candidates.
Delegates agreed on a preliminary list of Hanoi’s 72 candidates for the 15th National Assembly election.
These dossiers all meet the requirements of procedures, conditions for nomination or self-nomination and ensure the structure of candidates who are women, young, ethnic minority, religious followers, party members and non-party members according to the announcement of the National Assembly Standing Committee.
The second consultation conference held on March 17 voted to approve the list of 72 candidates. 82/83 delegates (98.8%) agreed on this preliminary list of 72 candidates and other related issues.
The meeting proposed the following issues: a number of issues on the results of the first consultation, including the number of delegates for Hanoi; the case of the Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) which does not have the structure of a State economic group; the status of candidates for the 15th National Assembly election; the participation of the Vietnam Fatherland Front’s officials in the National Assembly; and issues related to candidates who are business representatives.
Chair of the Hanoi’s Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee, Nguyen Lan Huong, said that the Standing Committee of Hanoi’s Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee would send the minutes of the 2nd consultation meeting to the National Election Council, the National Assembly Standing Committee, the Standing Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front and Hanoi Election Commission.
The Standing Committee of Hanoi’s Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee will hold meetings with representatives of the Standing Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee at district and commune levels where the candidates for the 16th National Assembly reside and representatives of agencies and organizations where employ the candidates.
From April 21 to March 13, the Standing Committee of Hanoi’s Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee will collect voters’ opinion at the place of residence or workplace.