National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân visits Saigon New Port Company in Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province on Wednesday. — VNA/VNS Photo Trọng Đức
BÀ RỊA-VŨNG TÀU — The National Assembly will propose the Government minimise administrative procedures for investment projects, said National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân.
She made the statement at a working session with leaders of Phú Mỹ 3 Industrial Zone and representatives of foreign-invested businesses in southern Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province on Wednesday.
CEO and Director General of Thanh Bình Phú Mỹ Company, the investor of the industrial zone, Nguyễn Thị Thảo Nhi, said the law and policy building works have been gradually completed towards global integration, autonomy and fairness and the Government has made efforts to improve the investment environment.
However, she said, investors have faced many difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chairwoman Ngân said if enterprises encountered any difficulties in production and business they can ask local authorities and relevant bodies to help them.
She said the legal system of Việt Nam is moving towards meeting international standards and norms. The NA has adopted the Law on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) investment, the amended Investment Law and the amended Business Law.
She stressed that Phú Mỹ 3 industrial zone was formed as part of the co-operation between Việt Nam and Japan. It is located near Tân Cảng-Cái Mép port and links with National Highways 51 and 1A as well as many other expressways, creating favourable conditions for investors.
She said she hoped that all production and business activities of enterprises would soon resume as normal.
Earlier the same day, Chairwoman Ngân visited the Saigon New Port Company.
The company’s director-general Ngô Minh Thuân reported that the number of import and export containers transported via the port accounted for 62 per cent of the whole country in the first six months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 7 per cent. It recorded a total revenue increase of 5-7 per cent compared with the same period last year.
On Wednesday, the NA leader visited and presented gifts to heroic Vietnamese mothers, war invalids and families who are beneficiaries of State policies in Đất Đỏ District to mark War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day (July 27). — VNS