Training talk on national polls held

THE Ministry of Home Affairs held a nationwide teleconference to discuss training for the election of deputies for the 15th National Assembly and People’s Councils for the 2021-2026 tenure, with over 27,500 delegates taking part.

The participants were updated on the regulations for vote casting and documents used in the election, consultative process and nominations during the teleconference on Thursday.

The Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee said that as of Feb 17, the first consultative conferences were completed at the central level and in 63 localities, with 1,076 nominated for seats at the legislature.

Eighteen provinces suggested increasing the number of local deputies, while five provinces planned to have self-nomination cases.

Concluding the event, Minister of Home Affairs Le Vinh Tan said to ensure the best preparations between now and election day on May 23, central agencies must promptly answer questions by localities and issue detailed guidelines on key tasks before, during and after the election.

Representatives from Quang Ninh Province asked the government to issue instructive documents regarding voters meeting in areas affected by the pandemic. — Vietnam News/ANN

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