National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue speaks at the NA Standing Committee's fifth sitting in Hanoi on November 22. (Photo: VNA)
– The National Assembly’s Standing
Committee convened its fifth sitting in Hanoi on November 22 under the chair of NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue.
The session was attended by Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh
Minh and Finance Minister Ho Duc Phoc.
In his opening remarks, NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue said in
this session, the NA Standing Committee will give feedback on the Government’s
proposal on adding two draft laws to the NA’s Law and Ordinance Building Programme next year, namely the law amending and supplementing several articles of the Law on Radio Frequencies, and the revised Law on Medical Examination and Treatment.
Hue asked the NA Standing Committee to give opinions on the
necessity to amend the two laws, particularly on proposed changes to major
The NA Standing Committee will discuss the signing of a
social security agreement between the governments of Vietnam and the Republic
of Korea, the first comprehensive pact on social security to be signed by
Vietnam which has been negotiated by the two countries since 2015, according to
the top legislator.
It will also consider a draft resolution
clarifying a number of articles of the Penal Code, expected to lay a basis for the
full implementation of Vietnam’s commitment as a signatory of the Comprehensive
and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) regarding
criminal prosecution and execution of penalties for certain trade secrets
violations, he said.
It plans to review a report by the Council for Ethnic
Affairs and other NA committees on supervision of issuance of legal documents,
the spending on the management of the social security fund from 2019 – 2021 and
over the next 3 years, he added./.