Chairwoman of the National Assembly and the National Election Council Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – National Assembly deputies approved the dismissal of several vice chairmen and members of the National Election Council and the Council on National Defence and Security through a secret ballot at a meeting on April 11.

A majority of lawmakers agreed to remove former Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung from the position as Vice Chairman of the Council on National Defence and Security, former NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung and former Defence Minister Phung Quang Thanh from Members of the Council.

The parliament also relieved former Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc from their duty as Vice Chairpersons of the National Election Council.

Almost all NA deputies agreed to dismiss 12 members from the National Election Council.

With over 89 percent of ayes, the NA passed a Resolution removing several vice chairmen and members of the National Election Council and the Council on National Defence and Security.-VNA