New legislative leader takes the oath of office

Newly-elected Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue took the oath of office right after he was elected to the post on March 31 morning.

Hue, who is Politburo member and Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee, was elected as Chairman of the National Assembly and the National Election Council at the 11th sitting of the 14th legislature, winning approval votes of all 473 deputies present at the sitting, or 98.54 percent of the total number of NA deputies.

Addressing the legislature, Hue thanked the NA for electing him as legislative leader and pledged absolute loyalty to the Fatherland, the people and the Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

“As the Chairman of the National Assembly, I promise to try my best, together with the NA Standing Committee, NA agencies, NA Standing Committee agencies, and NA deputies, to inherit and promote the good tradition and great achievements of the NA in the past tenures, continue reforming methods, enhance the quality and efficiency of the NA’s operations for the supreme target of serving the nation’s interests and for the people’s happiness,” Hue stressed.

Hue pledged that he will work with the council’s members to seriously perform the council’s functions, missions and power as stipulated by law, and successfully organise the elections to elect competent deputies who are able to represent the people’s will, aspirations and right to mastery in the legislative body and the People’s Councils at all levels in the next term./.