Voters in the northern Hai Phong city go to cast their votes (Photo: VNA)
- The elections of deputies to the 15th National
Assembly (NA) and People’s Councils at all levels in the 2021-2026 tenure on
May 23 were a success, NA General Secretary and Chairman of the NA Office Bui
Van Cuong has affirmed.
to the Vietnam News Agency (VNA), Cuong, who is also a member of the National
Election Council (NEC) and head of the NEC Office, said success is shown in the
high voter turnout, smooth election activities, strict implementation of
pandemic prevention and control measures, guaranteed security, and effective
spirit of solidarity, national pride, and people’s trust in the Party and State
were also promoted through the elections, he said.
lauded localities’ efforts to overcome the difficulties posed by COVID-19 in organising
underlined active and careful preparations, close coordination and a high sense
of responsibility among forces engaged in election activities as being major
factors contributing to the success.
Most cities and
provinces reported high rates of turnout of over 90 percent in the May 23
elections, with some recording a rate of as high as 99.99 percent as of 10pm
the same day, reported the NEC. It was one of the major
political events in Vietnam this year./.