President Trần Đại Quang beat the drum to kick off the Xuân Quê Hương (Homeland Spring) 2018 festival yesterday, welcoming a delegation of overseas Vietnamese (OV) who returned home to enjoy the Vietnamese New Year Tết.
Following impressive GDP growth of 6.81 per cent in 2017, the government has released a set of measures and priorities to achieve socio-economic development targets in 2018.
The nation’s achievements in 2017 are important prerequisites for Việt Nam to continue implementing successfully the tasks set by the 12th Party Congress, says President Trần Đại Quang.
The Government held its annual teleconference with provinces and cities yesterday to discuss implementing Party and National Assembly sociio-economic resolutions and State budget estimates for 2018.
The Government projects a GDP growth of 6.7 percent in 2017 in a report submitted to the National Assembly Standing Committee yesterday during the Committee’s 15th session in Hà Nội.
Việt Nam posted a year-on-year GDP growth of 5.1 per cent in the first quarter of 2017, slower than the previous two years at 5.48 and 6.12 per cent, respectively.
The chairman of HCM City People’s Committee has urged the city’s Cần Giờ District to promote the area as a sea tourism destination.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has urged ministries, sectors and localities to take more drastic measures to enhance the country’s management in the remaining months of the year in order to achieve the 2016 socio-economic development targets.
If the State and citizens are not well aware of their responsibilities and obligations, “the tolerance for corruption” by chance will become a prolonged practice.
The state treasury of Việt Nam plans to issue government bonds worth VNĐ50 trillion (US$2.24 billion) in the third quarter of 2016.