NEC officials inspect election work nationwide

Sunday, 2016-05-22 17:42:36
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National Assembly Chairwoman and Chairperson of the National Election Council (NEC) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan at a polling station in Cau Giay District, Hanoi (Source: VNA)
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NDO/ VNA – National Assembly Chairwoman and Chairperson of the National Election Council (NEC) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan inspected preparations for the election at several polling stations in Hanoi on May 22 after casting her ballots earlier the same day.

At polling station No. 8 in Kim Chung commune in Hanoi’s outlying Dong Anh district, where a great number of voters are working at the Thang Long industrial park, Ngan hailed the efforts of local authorities for organising the voting in compliance with the law.

Visiting polling station No.1 in Dich Vong Hau ward, Cau Giay district, the NA chairwoman confirmed that about 70% of voters in the ward performed their citizens right as by 9 A.M.

While inspecting election preparations in Nghia Tan ward, Cau Giay District, she met with voters and informed them of the communication work on the law.

Voters confirmed the dissemination of the candidates’ profiles helped them to select the most competent representatives.

Other members of the NEC also went to localities to monitor the election work, including NA Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty, who visited polling stations in Bac Tu Liem and Nam Tu Liem districts, Hanoi; NA Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong, who went to Ha Nam; Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh and NA Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien, who toured Dong Nai and Thai Nguyen provinces.

According to the Ministry of Home Affairs’ preliminary report, the voting in provinces and cities nationwide on May 22 was organised earnestly and safely in line with legal regulations, and the rates of voting were high.

“People have been exercising their right to democracy and have fulfilled their obligations to the State and society,” NEC Chairperson Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said when talking with the press on her fact-finding tour in Hanoi.

“May 22 is really a big festival,” she noted.

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