National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân and Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (first and second from right) cast their votes. — VNA/VNS Photo Doãn Tấn
HÀ NỘI — National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân was elected as Chairperson of the National Election Council at the ongoing ninth session of the 14th legislature in Hà Nội on Thursday.
With 95.65 per cent of votes in favour, the NA adopted a resolution on the election of the chairperson of the council.
Lawmakers also voted to pass resolutions approving the dismissal of Vương Đình Huệ from the post of Deputy Prime Minister, and Nguyễn Thanh Hải from the membership of the NA Standing Committee.
Huệ was appointed as Secretary of the Party Committee of Hà Nội in February this year, while Hải was appointed as Secretary of Thái Nguyên provincial Party Committee in May. — VNS