Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen speaks at the event (Photo: VNA)
HCM City (VNA) – The Ho Chi Minh City Party
Committee held the fifth conference in the 11th tenure on April 13
to discuss a draft report on socio-economic and budget performance in the first
quarter, and key tasks and goals for the second quarter.
They also mulled over a draft action programme to realise
the Resolution of the 11th municipal Party Congress on mass
Chairing the event, Politburo member and Secretary of the
municipal Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen said the fight against COVID-19
remains the top priority in the second quarter and the coming time.
He required that the city will continue raising public
awareness of following the 5K message, tightening immigration management, while
putting in place a plan to implement “vaccine passport” pending its approval to
promote tourism and economic development.
The official took note of clear signs of recovery of the
city’s socio-economy situation in the first quarter with the GRDP up 4.58
percent, compared to a 0.42 percent increase in the same period last year.
The city basically achieved the dual goal of containing
COVID-19 while maintaining socio-economic development and ensuring national
About preparations for the elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and People’s Councils at all levels for the 2021-2026 tenure,
he urged the steering committee, election committee and sub-committees involved
to enhance inspection, especially personnel work, as well as promptly discover
and handle acts that distort information related to the effort.
Nen also wanted work to early start to implement the master
plans of HCM City and Thu Duc city.
He said more efforts should be made to improve business
climate and competitiveness, first of all to tackle difficulties faced by
businesses, push forward with administrative reform and assist people and
enterprises in restoring production and business./.