A corner of Hai Phong city. Legislators are debating the draft resolutions on exclusive policies and mechanisms for the development of Hai Phong, and Nghe An, Thanh Hoa and Thua Thien-Hue on October 27 morning. (Photo: nld.com.vn)
Hanoi (VNA) –
Legislators are debating the draft
resolutions on exclusive policies and mechanisms for the development of
Hai Phong city, and Nghe An, Thanh Hoa and Thua Thien-Hue provinces on October 27 morning via videoconference during the second session of
the 15th National Assembly.
According to the draft resolutions, the central provinces
of Nghe An and Thua Thien-Hue will be entitled to receiving loans with total
outstanding balance not exceeding 40 percent of their budget revenues while the
percentage is 60 percent for the northern city of Hai Phong and the central
province of Thanh Hoa.
The resolutions also detail the limit of targeted
additional allocations provided from the State budget to the four localities
and a number of exclusive policies for them on piloting collection of fees,
management of land and forest use, planning management, among others.
They are expected to take effect on January 1, 2022 and will
be valid for five years.
A view of the second session of the 15th National Assembly. (Photo: VNA)
On the afternoon, the lawmakers will discuss the
implementation of social security policies, the management and use of the social
security and health insurance funds in 2020; and the enforcement of Resolution
68/2013/QH13 on accelerating the enforcemnt of health insurance laws and policies
in 2019 – 2020.
According to a report by Minister of Labour, Invalids and
Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung, more than 137.6 billion VND was allocated from
the State budget to support voluntary social security holders last year, up 35
percent from a year earlier.
By the end of last year, nearly 16.2 million Vietnamese
people, or 33.5 percent of the workforce, had been covered by social insurance./.