Sat. Apr 20th, 2024

Socio-economic performance and State budget in 2012 and the first months
of this year were the main topics at the National Assembly (NA)’s
plenary session on May 30.

Presided over by NA
Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, the event heard the opinions of 40
deputies from 38 cities and provinces nationwide.

Lawmakers focused their discussions on the shortcomings and weaknesses
of the economy last year, this year’s socio-economic performance and
State budget, the Government’s financial and monetary policies, bad
debts, inventories, the property and gold market, and solutions to
assist ailing businesses.

Policies to develop
agriculture, forestry, marine-based economies, quality of education and
training, plus programmes on building new-style rural areas were also
scrutinised.

On top of these, they discussed
hospital overcrowding, quality of medical check-ups and treatment in
State hospitals, labour, employment, traffic accident, market
management, food hygiene, national target programmes, administrative
reforms, renewal of State apparatus, quality of legal documents,
settlement of complaints and denunciations, and the implementation of
the general economic restructuring scheme.

Cabinet members also answered a number of legislators’ queries.

On May 31, deputies will discuss the draft Law on Conciliation at the
Grassroots Level, the draft Law on Reception of Citizens and the Law on
Plant Protection and Quarantine.-VNA

By vivian