Vietnam’s parliament elects first female speaker


Vietnam’s National Assembly (NA) elected Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan as the country’s first female house speaker. Ngan has been elected and sworn in as the NA Chairperson with 472 votes out of 481 valid ballots at the ongoing 11th session of the 13th NA . Meanwhile, she was also elected as the Chairperson of the National Election Council with 467 votes out of 477 valid ballotsPrior to the election, Ngan served as Vice Chairperson of the Natonal Assembly from July 2011.

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  • Vietnam  officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV; Vietnamese: Cộng Hòa Xã Hội Chủ Nghĩa Việt Nam (About this sound listen)), is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. With an estimated 90.5 million inhabitants as of 2014, it is the world’s 14th-most-populous country, and the eighth-most-populous Asian country. Vietnam is bordered by China to the north, Laos to the northwest, Cambodia to the southwest, and Malaysia across the South China Sea to the southeast.
  • Vietnam prime minister Nguyn Tn Dũng
  • vietnam currency – Vietnamese dong

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  • Which country National Assembly elected first female house speaker?
  • Who is the prime minister Vietnam?



Source – The Hindu

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