National Assembly to elect state leaders in late March
The upcoming National Assembly session, which will take place from March 24 to April 7, will elect a number of positions in the State apparatus for the 2016-2021 term.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
National Assembly Chair Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said at the 53rd session of the 14th National Assembly Standing Committee which concluded on February 23 that the upcoming National Assembly session, which will take place from March 24 to April 7, will elect a number of positions in the State apparatus for the 2016-2021 term.
During its 53rd session, the National Assembly Standing Committee gave comments on the preparation of the 11th session of the 14th National Assembly, the last session of the National Assembly’s 14th term.
National Assembly General Secretary Nguyen Hanh Phuc said that during the upcoming session, National Assembly deputies will spend 2.5 days to discuss the report on the National Assembly’s 14th term and summary reports of the State President, Government, National Assembly Standing Committee, Ethnic Council, the National Assembly’s Committees, Supreme People's Court, Supreme People's Procuracy, and State Audit of Vietnam.
The rest of the time, the National Assembly will consider and decide on other important issues, including 6.5 days for personnel work.
Vietnamese people will cast their ballots to elect deputies to the 15th National Assembly and local People’s Councils in May this year. In the new year, the National Assembly Standing Committee will do its utmost to fulfil set targets, with the focus on thoroughly preparing for the organization of elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and People’s Councils at all levels for the 2021-2026 tenure, said National Assembly Chair Ngan.
The following legislature is expected to have 500 deputies, including 207 deputies working at central agencies. As many as 95 deputies are members of the Party Central Committee.