Vice President and General Secretary of the VFF Central Committee Hau A Lenh talks about the procedures to introduce candidates from central agencies, organisations, and units (Photo: VNA)
- The Vietnam Fatherland
Front (VFF) Central Committee's Standing Board has issued a guiding document on the organisation
of negotiations to introduce candidates for election to the 15th National Assembly (NA) and People’s Councils at all levels in the 2021-2026
tenure and election campaigns in localities hit by COVID-19.
Localities are instructed to hold the elections flexibly
in accordance with the situation on the ground, ensuring the strict
implementation of COVID-19 prevention and control measures.
Along with direct meetings, localities can choose
other formats to collect voters’ opinions, such as online conferences or via email,
SMS, mobile apps such as Zalo and Viber, and the post.
Earlier, on February 20 in Hanoi, Vice President and General
Secretary of the VFF Central Committee Hau A Lenh and Vice President of the VFF Central Committee Nguyen Huu Dung
co-chaired a meeting on guiding procedures to introduce candidates from central
agencies, organisations, and units.
Vice President of the VFF Central Committee Nguyen Huu Dung (Photo: VNA)
Dung told the meeting that procedures involve three
steps. In the first, leaders of agencies, organisations, and units will hold a
meeting to consider a list of candidates. In the second, a meeting will be held
to collect ideas on the candidates from all staff at the agencies,
organisations, and units. If a candidate has more than one workplace, the
meeting will be organised in the workplace where he or she works most often.
In the final step, an expanded meeting of leaders of the
agency, organisation, or unit will be convened to discuss and make a final
decision on the candidates to be introduced.
Candidates must complete documents for nomination by 5pm
on March 14.
Addressing the meeting, Lenh said that from March 18,
the VFF Central Committee Presidium will organise the second round of
negotiations to discuss and make a list of candidates running for a seat at the
The elections of deputies to the 15th NA
and People’s Councils at all levels will take place in May./.