He is one of the 49 candidates distributed across the capital city’s ten constituencies, from which 29 will be selected for the 15th National Assembly.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc will represent Ho Chi Minh City in a constituency that comprises the districts of Cu Chi and Hoc Mon while Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh is a candidate in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
Ho Chi Minh City will select 30 deputies for the 15th National Assembly from 50 candidates while Can Tho will pick 7 from 13 candidates.
In the meantime, National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue will have the vote of constituents in the port city of Hai Phong, which will choose 9 deputies from 15 candidates.
Permanent member of the Secretariate Vo Van Thuong is one of the 10 candidates in Da Nang, from which six deputies will be elected.
The National Assembly election is scheduled to take place on Sunday May 23, when voters will also select their representatives for the People’s Councils at all levels.