National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung met with former Party and
State officials in Hanoi on March 28 to listen to their opinions on
the draft amendments to the 1992 Constitution.
Hung, who is also Chairman of the Committee on drafting amendments to
the 1992 Constitution, stressed that the collection of public feedback
on the draft amendments is a democratic move, upholding the people’s
right to mastery and role as the master of society in deciding key
The activity also aims to pool
brainpower and produce a draft revised Constitution that fully reflects
the will and aspirations of the people, he added.
According to him, over the past three months, ministries, departments,
localities and mass associations nationwide have held nearly 30,000
seminars and meetings for the people to express their ideas. A total of
nearly 20 million opinions on the draft amendments have been collected.
He said besides a majority of opinions approving
the draft amendments, there are a large number of recommendations on
adjustments and supplements to further improve the document’s quality.
The veteran Party members and former officials
expressed their high consensus on the collection of public opinions on
the amended Constitution.
They also contributed practical and quality ideas to the draft amendments.
The same day, President Truong Tan Sang, head of the Central Steering
Committee for Judicial Reform, chaired the committee’s 10 th session in
Hanoi. The event was to discuss a report on the outcomes of the
public polls on the draft amendments to the 1992 Constitutions.-VNA