Women make up 25.76% of the law making body
Other statistic of note included the oldest deputy at 80 years old and the youngest aged 24 years old. Women made up 25.76 percent of law making body and ethnic minorities took 87 seats or 17.65 percent of the Assembly.
“Non-Party members won 43 seats or 8.72 percent of the NA,” said the elections council leader.
Thanh also said that the new National Assembly is slated to convene its first meeting on July 19 or 20 and focus on forming a new cabinet.
“The new legislative staff will also review the progress made in implementing socio-economic targets for the entire 2007 year,” said the senior legislator.
The recent elections were witness to high transparency and democracy, Thanh concluded.