Newly-elected Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue takes the oath of office. (Source: VNA)
– Newly-elected Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong
Dinh Hue took the oath of office right after he was elected to the post in
March 31 morning.
Hue, who is Politburo member and Secretary of the Hanoi
Party Committee, was elected as Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) and the
National Election Council (NEC) 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 Chairman of the NA and pledged absolute loyalty to the Fatherland, the
people and the Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
He also committed to doing his utmost to fulfil the tasks
assigned by the Party, State and people.
“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.
As the Chairman of the NEC, 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.
He also thanked former NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and
other predecessors for their important contributions to the legislature’s
operation and the enhancement of the Vietnamese NA’s position on the