A video clip titled ‘57 vehicles follow one another taking National Assembly chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan for a visit to her hometown in Ben Tre province’ is pure fabrication.
|Tents set up for the rehearsal in Giong Trom district, Ben Tre province (Photo: SGGP)|
The clip spread on social networks including Youtube and Facebook on October 28 has been proven a made-up story as Ms. Ngan was running the second session of the 14th National Assembly at that time in Hanoi.
Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper has learned about the clip and found that the convoy of vehicles was in fact taking leaders of the province, delegates from other provinces and cities, military officials and trainees to a defensive rehearsal in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang.
They were on probation in Ben Tre province on October 27 and 28, when the media had been reporting the second session run by NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
According to the work schedule on the NA website, Ms. Ngan attended the session on the two days.
Chairman of the Ben Tre province People’s Committee Cao Van Trong who attended the session affirmed the presence of Ms. Ngan there.