An overview of the 11th and also the last meeting of the 13th parliament (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Legislators mulled over the relieving of duty of some senior National Assembly (NA) officials in group discussions in the morning of April 2, as part of the agenda of the 13th parliament’s last meeting.

Proposing the discharge of officials to the parliament, the NA Standing Committee said the NA Vice Chairperson, members of the NA Standing Committee, the Chairman of the NA’s Council of Ethnic Affairs, and the heads of some NA committees who were elected at the first meeting of the 13th NA, have fulfilled their assigned tasks over the tenure of the 13th NA.

Due to the required changes in the Party and State personnel after the 12th National Party Congress, the Standing Committee asked the NA deputies to approve their discharge, it said.

They include NA Vice Chairman Huynh Ngoc Son; Nguyen Thi Nuong – a member of the NA Standing Committee; and the heads of the NA’s Council of Ethnic Affairs (Ksor Phuoc), the NA’s Committee on Judicial Affairs (Nguyen Van Hien), and the NA’s Committee on Financial and Budgetary Affairs (Phung Quoc Hien.

Others standing down include the heads of the NA’s Committee on National Defence and Security (Nguyen Kim Khoa), the NA’s Committee for Culture, Education, Youth, Adolescents and Children (Dao Trong Thi); and the NA’s Committee on Social Affairs (Truong Thi Mai).

The latter six officials are also members of the NA Standing Committee.

Additionally, the dismissal of Nguyen Huu Van from the post of the Auditor General of the State Audit Office of Vietnam was scrutinised on April 2.-VNA