Deputy Truong Trong Nghia from Ho Chi Minh City (Photo: VNA)
– Lawmakers proposed solutions
to promote socio-economic development in the 2021-2025 period during the 10th sitting of the 14th National Assembly (NA)
in Hanoi on November 3.
Deputy Truong Trong Nghia from Ho Chi Minh City emphasised that the next five
years plays a decisive role in the nation’s roadmap to escape the
He said to reach development targets, a series of growth problems must be
solved, focusing on budget and finance, sovereignty and security safeguarding, building
a rule of law state, ensuring human rights and action plans to build feasible
It is impossible to build goals in the old ways, Nghia stressed, adding that the
mechanism and implementation methods must be also changed.
He underlined the importance to promote rapid, sustainable and self-reliant development,
saying that Vietnam needs to learn from other countries' experience and apply
them in accordance with the reality in the country.
If tourism does not recover, aviation and a series of other economic sectors
are also at risk of collapse, the legislator said.
Vietnam cannot set export growth targets in the old way, because purchasing
power and consumption patterns of major markets have changed, policies must be
in place to effectively exploit the domestic market of 100 million people, he
Regarding budget and finance, Nghia said that the core of the budget issue is
revenue generation, revenue and expenditure control, efficient use of loans and
ensuring ability to repay debts.
He also underlined the urgency of ensuring social security over the next five
years, saying that the development plan could go bankrupt if there is a
security crisis, while asking the Government to outline specific solutions to
The role of controlling power through the NA is very important, Nghia said,
stressing that attention should be also given to ensuring people-centered policy, further upholding achievements
in judicial reform and persistently implementing advanced regulations in the
Regarding defence and security, Nghia said it is necessary to promote the application
of advanced technologies to gradually build an elite and modern armed force./.