The Hanoi authorities on April 14 conducted districts inspection into preparations for the election of 13th National Assembly (NA) and People's Council at all levels for the 2011-16 term, which is scheduled for May 22.

In Hai Ba Trung district, Ngo Thi Doan Thanh, member of the Party Central Committee, Chairwoman of the Municipal People’s Council and head of the Election Committee of Hanoi, spoke highly of the district’s preparations for the upcoming elections, urging it to provide training on examining the elections and counting votes.

She also asked the district to organise meetings with voters after the third consultative conference for candidates to present their plans of action.

Also the same day, Nguyen The Thao, member of the Party Central Committee, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee and deputy head of the election committee of Hanoi , inspected preparations, including popularisation to raise public awareness of the importance of election and providing training for election team personnel.

The authorities also inspected preparations in the districts of Ha Dong, Hoang Mai, Thuong Tin, Dan Phuong and Hoai Duc./.