The 14th National Assembly (NA) held the last online
working day, which is also the eighth day of its ongoing ninth session, on
Parliamentarians at the NA building in Hanoi on May 28
Hanoi (VNA) – The 14th National
Assembly (NA) held the last online working day, which is also the eighth
day of its ongoing ninth
session, on May 28.
In the morning, on behalf of the Prime Minister, Minister-Chairman of the
Government’s Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs Do Van Chien submitted the
draft national target programme on socio-economic development in ethnic
minority and mountainous areas for 2021-2030.
Chairman of the NA’s Council for Ethnic Affairs Ha Ngoc Chien later
presented a verification report on this submission.
After that, Chairman of the parliament’s Committee for Economic Affairs Vu
Hong Thanh delivered the NA Standing Committee’s report on revisions to the
draft law on investment under the public-private
partnership (PPP), about which discussion followed.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung clarified some relevant
issues that attracted deputies’ attention.
In the afternoon, Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung, authorised by the PM,
submitted a proposal for the NA’s approval of the 2018 state budget balance,
on which an audit report was later presented by Auditor General Ho Duc Phoc.
Lawmakers also listened to a verification report on the 2018 State budget
balance delivered by Chairman of the NA’s Committee for Financial and
Budgetary Affairs Nguyen Duc Hai.
Then, Chairman of the NA’s Committee for Science, Technology and Environment
Phan Xuan Dung read the NA Standing Committee’s report on amendments to the
law revising and supplementing some articles of the law on natural disaster
prevention and control and the law on dykes.
Several debatable issues of this bill were scrutinised by legislators.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong also gave
opinions in response to their concern.
Later, NA Vice Chairman Phuong Quoc Hien delivered a speech concluding
online activities of the ninth session, which he said were very successful
and showed the reform and flexibility of the legislature’s activities.
Deputies are scheduled to gather at the NA building in Hanoi from June 8 to
18 to consider and vote on many important matters./.