At the conference in Vinh Long province (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Many provinces and cities nationwide
held the third consultation conferences to finalise the lists of candidates for
the elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and all-level
People’s Councils for the 2021-2026 tenure.
On April 15 in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, the Standing
Board of the municipal Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee approved a list of 87
candidates for the election of deputies to the municipal People’s Council,
including 39 women, accounting for 44.83 percent; four ethnic minority persons,
or 4.6 percent; 14 non-Party members, equivalent to 16.09 percent; 25 under 40
years old, 28.74 percent; 24 re-elected, or 23.64 percent; and four religious
followers, 4.6 percent.
Speaking at the event, Permanent Vice Secretary of the
municipal Party Committee, Chairman of the municipal People’s Council and
Chairman of the municipal Election Committee Pham Van Hieu said the municipal
VFF Committee will continue working closely with localities to hold meetings
between candidates and voters so that the election activities could be better
The same day in the southern province of Kien Giang, the Standing
Board of the provincial Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee agreed on a list of
11 candidates for the election of deputies to the 15th NA and 103
candidates to the election of members of the provincial People’s Council for
the 2021-2026 tenure.
The VFF Committees of Cao Bang, Vinh Long and Ha Giang provinces
also held the third consultation conferences on April 15 to finalise the lists
of candidates for the elections./.