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Voters express frustration with unemployment

Update: May, 14/2013 - 09:02
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong meets voters in Ha Noi's Ba Dinh District yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo Tri Dung

HA NOI (VNS)— Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong yesterday met with voters from Ha Noi's Ba Dinh District to advise them about the upcoming fifth session of the 13th National Assembly, which starts May 20, and hear their aspirations .

During the meeting, voters raised concern over education-related issues such as the contents of schoolbooks and graduate unemployment.

They mentioned the monopoly of the country's power industry and the need to have special staff responsible for nuclear-energy security.

They welcomed localities reclaiming the land of delayed projects and said they agreed on many regulations in the draft amended land law.

Voters expressed their support for the continued implementation of the Resolution of the 4th Party Central Committee plenum on Party building.

Welcoming voters' opinions, Party leader Trong said that the fifth session of the National Assembly would debate and adopt 11 bills and give opinions on another eight bills, of which the draft amendments to the 1992 Constitution and the draft amended land law are of the biggest importance.

Trong said that as many as 26 million opinions had been given on the draft amendments to the 1992 Constitution.

He added that conducting votes of confidence on those holding positions elected or approved by the NA or People's Councils was a new and major policy that needed to be held regularly under strict leadership and concrete guidance.

The Party leader underscored the responsibilities of deputies of the National Assembly and People's Councils.

He said he hoped that voters would continue to pay attention and contribute their opinions with enthusiasm to the National Assembly, Party and the whole political system.

The same day, Trong received a delegation from Army Trade Unions representing 170,000 staff who were attending their 8th Congress in Ha Noi. — VNS

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