Secretary of the municipal Party Committee and head of the city's NA deputy delegation Vuong Dinh Hue speaks at the meeting. (Photo: VNA)
– Hanoi voters and residents have
proposed the National Assembly and the Government to continue drastic actions
against the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Chairwoman of the Hanoi Fatherland
Front Committee Nguyen Lan Huong.
Huong was reporting at a meeting between the delegation
of Hanoi’s NA deputies and agencies ahead of the 10th session of the
14th legislature on October 19.
The voters also called for more mechanisms and
policies to help people, businesses and labourers overcome difficulties caused
by the pandemic, restore and boost socio-economic development, and stabilise their lives.
Violations in the purchase of medical supplies in
service of the combat should be strictly handled, they said, proposing
intensifying inspections over loss-making projects and areas that would see
The voters also expressed their concern over such
issues as urban railway projects, component projects of the North-South
Expressway and the North-South Express Railway project, along with the personnel
Speaking at the meeting, Vice Chairman of the Hanoi
People’s Committee Nguyen Van Suu presented a report on the capital city’s
socio-economic development over the past time, with the gross regional domestic
product (GRDP) expanding 3.27 percent in the first nine months of this year, a 1.54-fold
higher than the national average.
Secretary of the municipal Party Committee and head of
the delegation Vuong Dinh Hue said the issues raised by local voters and
residents are being settled by departments, agencies and localities.
Reviewing major activities recently held by Hanoi, the
official said the events, particularly the municipal Party Congress, have been
highly valued by local voters and residents.
The 10th session of the 14th-tenure NA is scheduled to
open on October 20 and last for 19 days, with both online and face-to-face
meetings, NA Secretary General and Chairman of the NA Office Nguyen Hanh Phuc
He told a press conference on October 19 that
legislators will convene meetings via videoconference from October 20 to 27 and
gather in Hanoi for face-to-face discussions from November 2 to 17.
During the seven days to be spent on law-making, they
will vote on seven draft laws and three draft resolutions and give comment on
The NA is set to look into the implementation outcomes
of socio-economic development and State budget plans for 2020; NA resolutions
on socio-economic development, economic restructuring, and financial and
medium-term public investment plans for 2015-2020; and the NA’s Resolution
100/2015/QH13 that approved investment policies for national target programmes
Phuc noted that lawmakers will also scrutinise
socio-economic development, State budget, and central budget allocation plans
for 2021; socio-economic development targets, tasks, and solutions for
2021-2025; and the financial and medium-term public investment plans for the
next five years./.