15th NA to elect State President, Prime Minister today

The 15th National Assembly will conduct procedures to elect the State President and Prime Minister posts on July 26, during its ongoing first session.
15th NA to elect State President, Prime Minister today hinh anh 115th National Assembly's first session (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The 15th National Assembly will conduct procedures to elect the State President and Prime Minister posts on July 26, during its ongoing first session.

In the morning, NA deputies are expected to discuss and vote on the list of nominated candidates for the position of State President.

They will then cast secret ballots to elect the State President, and approve a resolution on the election. The State President is expected to take oaths after that, with the process to be broadcast live.

Lawmakers will spend time to exchange views on the approval of the state budget balance in 2019, the practice of thrift and wastefulness prevention in 2020.

The State President will submit lists of candidates for the election of the Prime Minister, the Vice State President, the Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court and the Chief Procurator of the Supreme People's Procuracy.

The lists will be discussed in groups.

In the afternoon, the outcomes of the morning discussion on the list of candidates for the position of Prime Minister will be reported to the NA, followed by a vote on the list, and then the election of the Prime Minister.

The new PM will take oaths in a live-broadcast ceremony.

The NA will then hear reports on the outcomes of group discussion on lists of candidates for the election of the Vice State President, the Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court and the Chief Procurator of the Supreme People's Procuracy, and vote on the lists.

After the lists are approved, NA deputies will elect the Vice State President, the Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court and the Chief Procurator of the Supreme People's Procuracy via secret ballots.

Resolutions on the election of those positions will then be adopted, followed by a ceremony for the Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court to take oath.

After that, the Prime Minister will submit to the NA his proposal on the structure and number of Government members, and the Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court will submit his proposal on the appointment of judges in the Supreme People’s Court.

Relevant NA committees will deliver verification reports on the proposals.

At the end of the afternoon session, NA deputies will discuss in groups the structure and number of Government members, as well as the appointment of judges of the Supreme People’s Court./.
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