Palestinian Ambassador to Vietnam Saadi Salama (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) - Palestinian Ambassador to
Vietnam Saadi Salama has expressed a belief that the elections of deputies to
the 15th National Assembly (NA) and People’s Councils at all levels
for the 2021-2025 tenure, scheduled for May 23, will be a success, as pandemic prevention and control work has been implemented drastically and effectively.
In a recent interview with the media, the ambassador
said Vietnam will have a new legislature that meets the country’s requirements.
He recalled the first general election in
Vietnam in 1981, when he was a student at Song Lo farm in the northern province
of Tuyen Quang, saying it resembled a festival, with various cultural
activities, and it left an unforgettable impression on his mind.
Vietnam has sent a message to the world, he went
on, that the joint efforts of the people and the Government in the fight
against the pandemic have been successful.
A polling station in Hanoi (Photo: VNA)
He said he has closely followed preparations for
the elections in localities and seen a lot of information on mainstream media, which
encourages citizens to exercise their rights and obligations. Vietnam has an effective communication system that provides large amount of information on the elections, the diplomat said.
With the determination of the entire political
system and the people, and with thorough preparations, the election will be an
important political activity selecting representatives of the people, he said.
He also expressed a hope that voters will choose
representatives with passion, patriotism, and a sense of responsibility to
contribute to national development, helping the NA play a more active role in
building the future./.