State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks at a meeting with voters in Cu Chi district, HCM City. (Photo: VNA)
HCM City (VNA) -
State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and candidates running for seats in the 15th National Assembly (NA) met with voters in Cu Chi and Hoc Mon districts of Ho Chi Minh City
on May 20 and 21.
In his capacity as
head of the Council for National Defence and Security, the President pledged to
make every effort to safeguard the country in all circumstances.
As head of the
Central Steering Committee for Judicial Reform, he also committed to further a
judicial system in service of the people, protecting the legitimate rights and
interests of the people, human rights, and other rights of the people.
President Phuc said he will
work harder to remove difficulties and obstacles in institutions and pay
attention to utilising resources for development.
He called for
national unity in the new era in order to realise the goal of building a
powerful and high-income Vietnam by 2045.
The President also
highlighted support for farmers, job creation, wage policy reform, and social
insurance, and the need to improve the business environment and remove
difficulties facing investors, especially in capital, land, and taxes.
He vowed to work with
municipal leaders to promote initiatives and agendas in order to turn HCM City
into a model for the country in economic development and in social welfare.
Pointing out the development
potential of Cu Chi and Hoc Mon, he urged the two districts to seek ways to
grow stronger, contributing to the achievements of HCM City and the country at
expressed support for the President’s call and the elections of deputies to the
15th NA and all-level People’s Council on May 23.
They said they
hope that candidates will carry forward their supervisory role in
anti-corruption, and pay more heed to policies towards disadvantaged groups,
the elderly, and women and children, along with urban transport infrastructure
and investment promotion.
On this occasion,
the President also met with representatives from households which are resettled to provide
land for the Sai Gon Safari Park in Phu My Hung and An Nhon Tay communes in Cu
He asked the chairman
of the city’s People’s Committee to consider and approve the compensation plan
in order to handle the task within two months on the basis of consensus and in
line with law.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc visits a COVID-19 treatment hospital in Cu Chi district. (Photo: VNA)
Later on the same
day, President Phuc visited local medical workers and patients and inspected COVID-19
prevention and control efforts at a COVID-19 treatment hospital in Cu Chi
He emphasised the
significance of timely and drastic contact tracing and mass testing in the