Intense debate over the Planning Law heated up a National Assembly Standing Committee meeting yesterday afternoon, raising fears it might not be passed in time for localities to prepare their own development plans.
Experts have called for a synchronous and environmentally friendly planning for Việt Nam to cope with climate change, flooding, pollution and traffic jams, especially in urban areas in the country.
Members of the 14th National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee asked for measures to prevent overlapping and wastefulness in planning task while discussing the draft Law on Planning at their on-going sixth session yesterday.
Vũ Quang Các, director general of the Department of Planning Management, under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, speaks to the Bnews/VNA about some key new points in the latest draft of the Planning Law
The Planning Law needs to target existing shortcomings to ensure that the country’s socio-eonomic development strategy is legal and concrete, said deputies at the second session of 14th NA yesterday.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc required the Cabinet members as well as ministries and agencies of the 2016-21 tenure to swiftly roll out their working plans to support the Government in designing and spurring growths in service of people.
HCM City’s new administration has ordered a careful review of the city master plan and amend everything that is impracticable to ensure people’s lives are not affected by bad planning.