NA Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu (standing) speaks at a working session with the Election Committee of Thai Binh (Photo: VNA)
Thai Binh (VNA)
– A National Assembly (NA) Standing
Committee inspection and supervision team led by NA Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu,
member of the National Election Council (NEC), examined the preparations for the
upcoming general elections in the northern province of Thai Binh on March 19.
At a working session with the provincial Election Committee,
Luu was reported that Thai Binh has set up three constituencies for the election of
deputies to the 15th NA, 16 for the election of deputies to the provincial People’s Council, 64 for the district-level People’s Councils, and
1,781 for the councils at commune level.
As of March 14, the provincial Election Committee had received nominations of 13 candidates to the 15th NA, including one-self
nominated candidate, along with 124 candidates to the provincial People’s
Council, and 598 candidates to district-level People’s Councils, and 12,407 to the
People’s Council at communal level.
The province held the second round of negotiations from March 21 to April 13, and plans to
hold the third round before April 18. Election groups in communes, wards and townships
will be set up by April 3, while the final list of voters will be made
public before April 13.
Luu spoke highly of Thai Binh’s performance in preparing for
the elections in line with guidance from the central level.
He reminded the province to work hard to ensure that the elections will take
place in a democratic, equal, safe and economical manner in line with the law.
He also asked the locality to continue strengthening
communications on the elections, which is slated for May 23.
Meanwhile, another supervision team led by NA Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien
also held a working session with the central province of Quang Tri on the preparations for the
NA Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien lauds the efforts made by Quang Tri in preparing for the elections (Photo: VNA)
At the event, Hien, a member of the NEC, lauded
the efforts made by Quang Tri in the work, which meets the scheduled progress and
He asked the province to build possible scenarios for timely
settlement of any arising problem, while handling complaints and denunciations in line with the law,
and focusing on communications on the events so that voters thoroughly
understand their rights and obligations.
Quang Tri has completed the second negotiations on candidates
to the 15th NA and People’s Councils at all levels. It expects to have six NA deputies, while the number of candidates so far is nine.
Meanwhile, the province has received nominations of 90
candidates who run for 50 seats at the provincial People’s Council. It has also
seen 530 candidates to the People’s Councils at district level and 5,339
candidates to the People’s Councils at communal level./.