Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung speaks before the National Assembly (Photo: VNA)
– National Assembly deputies are engaging in online debate on
a draft plan on restructuring the economy for 2021-2025 on October 30, the last
working day of the first phase held in the form of videoconference of the
second session of the 15th legislature.
Presenting the draft plan on October 29, Minister of Planning
and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung said the scheme aims at creating breakthrough changes
in the growth model in the direction of raising the national economy’s
productivity, quality, competitiveness, resources use efficiency, self-reliance
He noted that the final goal is to create an economy based on
science-technology and innovation, with rapid, sustainable growth in harmony
with culture, society, environment and national defence-security.
draft scheme listed six groups of targets and specific indicators, with the
addition of indicators on developing types of markets, restructuring economic
space, and developing the digital economy and innovation.
In the afternoon October 30, the legislature will look into
the draft national land use plan for 2021-2030 with a vision to 2050, and the
draft five-year land use plan for 2021-2025.
The land use plans are designed with the goals of allocating
land to sectors and localities in accordance with socio-economic development
needs while ensuring national defence-security, environmental protection and
climate change adaptation. The land allocation must also meet the demand for
infrastructure development, industrialization and urbanization while protecting
ecologies and maintaining 3.5 million hectares of rice fields and a stable
forest coverage rate of 42-43 percent. /.