HCM City approves provisional list of candidates for 14th NA election hinh anh 1Scene at the consultation meeting. (Photo: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City’s preliminary list of candidates running for the deputies of the 14th National Assembly (NA) will consist of 90 persons. The list was approved at the municipal Fatherland Front’s the second consultation meeting on March 17.

Accordingly, it includes 42 persons nominated by organizations and 48 self-nominated candidates. Non-Party members account for nearly 48.8 percent and women make up 33.3 percent.

The meeting also agreed with the preliminary list of 178 nominated and 25 self-nominated candidates for the seat in the municipal People’s Council in 2016-2021.

The municipal front’s standing board will then work to collect feedback from locals and the official list of candidates will be decided at the third consultation.-VNA