Legislators discussed in groups the medium-term public investment plan in the 2021-2025 period (Photo: VNA)
– Legislators discussed in groups the medium-term public
investment plan in the 2021-2025 period as part of the first
session of the 15th National Assembly on July 24 morning.
Earlier, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi
Dung presented a proposal on the medium-term public investment plan in the 2021-2025 period.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung presents a proposal on the medium-term public investment plan in the 2021-2025 period. (Photo: VNA)
He said it is necessary to make the investment synchronously, focusing on
prioritised sectors, areas playing a motivation role in economic development,
poor areas and areas affected by natural disasters and pandemics.
Dung said that the ministry will continue to complete
mechanisms, policies and legal regulations related to public investment, while
reviewing investment projects to eliminate ineffective ones.
Chairman of the NA Budget - Finance Committee Nguyen Phu Cuong
said that the public investment in the 2021-2025 period expected to rise 1.43 times compared to that in the
2016-2020 period is a positive sign.
The committee agreed on the allocation of about 104.53
trillion VND for national major projects, he said.
In group discussions, the majority of deputies held that amid complicated
developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, the budget and finance allocation has been
conducted effectively, contributing to boosting socio-economic development and
An overview of the NA session on July 24 (Photo: VNA)
However, Lai Xuan Mon, a representative of northern Cao Bang province pointed
out that there are still shortcomings in the work. He stressed the need to make
investment basing on the real situation in each region, with priority given to
infrastructure and transport projects, which will help create sustainable
incomes for localities.
Deputy Tran Hoang Ngan from Ho Chi Minh City pointed to the need to focus
on improving the efficiency of site clearance for projects by strengthen
communications and information supply to reach public consensus, while
adjusting the bidding procedures and increasing supervision over the disbursement of
Agreeing with Ngan, deputy Nguyen Van Huy of Thai Binh province held that the
Government should roll out more effective measures to remove obstacles in
disbursement, including those from dispensation, resettlement and site clearance.
He stressed the need to deal with the overlapping in land
use planning and planning schemes of construction and sectors./.