|The new Chairwoman of the capital's People's Council Nguyen Thị Bich Ngoc (second from right). — Photo tienphong
HA NOI (VNS) — Vice Chairperson of the Ha Noi People's Committee Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc was elected the new Chairwoman of the capital's People's Council at an unscheduled meeting of the council yesterday.
Ngoc received an 83-2 majority to replace outgoing Chairwoman Ngo Thi Doan Thanh, who has been appointed at the Party Central Committee's Commission for Mass Mobilisation.
Ngoc's term will run from now until 2016. — VNS