An overview of the conference (Photo: VNA)
- Administrative reform has been thoroughly implemented at all levels and
helped save more than 18 million working days each year, equivalent to over 6.3
trillion VND (274.32 million USD) of social expenditure, Deputy Prime Minister
Truong Hoa Binh has said.
online conference on March 18 to review the administrative reform programme over
the last ten years and plan for the 2021-2020 period, Binh, who is also head of
the Government Steering Committee for Administrative Reform, said 12
organisations at ministry department level or equal, along with four general
departments, have been eliminated.
Since the country
conducted its national comprehensive renovation, he went on, administrative
reform has been an important part of the Party and State’s orientations and
policies and was defined as one of the three breakthrough factors for the
implementation of the socio-economic development plan in the 2011-2020 period.
The scheme has
brought about basic changes in the mindsets of public servants throughout the public
administrative system, he noted.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh addresses the conference (Photo: VNA)
Receiving major attention
from the political system, from the central to local level, the scheme has
helped promote human rights and citizens’ rights to freedom and democracy via laws
on civil, political, cultural, and social matters, he said.
Since 2012, he noted,
more than 8,600 documents in the field have been issued.
of administration as well as national digital transformation and the building
of e-government towards a digital government have also been motivation for the
positive changes seen in the working discipline and methods of public agencies,
He attributed the
results to the efforts of the Government, the Prime Minister, and leaders of
ministries, sectors, and localities in implementing administrative reform in a
drastic, flexible, and creative manner.
However, Binh pointed
out that some targets in the task have yet to be reached, while the results in certain
areas have not been comprehensive.
He asked that participants
analyse the achievements and shortcomings in the general programme for
administrative reform in the 2011-2020 period, identify limitations and
shortcomings and the factors behind problems, and provide recommendations on
the building of the programme for the 2021-2030 period./.