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One-month NA meeting to kick off next week

Update: May, 18/2019 - 07:37


NA Secretary General Nguyễn Hạnh Phúc (standing) chairs the press briefing on the coming NA meeting. VNA/VNS Photo


HÀ NỘI The seventh session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) would kick off next Monday and wrap up on June 14 to discuss legislation, vice chairman of NA office Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng told the press on Friday.

The gathering will debate the revised Law on Education; the Law on Architecture; the amended Law on Tax Management; the revised Law on Public Investment; the revised Law on Criminal Charge Execution; the Law on the Prevention of Alcohol Harm; the revised Law on Insurance Business and the revised Law on Intellectual Property.

The NA is scheduled to approve two resolutions - the resolution on building laws and ordinances in 2020 and adjustments for 2019; and the resolution on Việt Nam’s joining the International Labour Organisation’s Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention.

NA deputies will also give their opinions on the draft amended Law on Securities; the draft law on adjustments and supplements to a number of articles of the Law on Cadres and Public Servants and the Law on Public Employees; and the revised Labour Law, among others.

Supervision on the enforcement of policies and law on urban land planning, management and use between 2013 and 2018 will also be reported to NA deputies.

The one-month meeting agenda also includes reviewing and approving an additional list of mid-term public investment projects.

A question-and-answer session will take place for two and half days, focusing on issues of voter concern.

Responding to reporters’ question at the press briefing on Friday, NA Secretary General Nguyễn Hạnh Phúc said the NA would discuss stricter punishments for drink driving.

For the first time technology would also be applied to build an e-National Assembly, Phúc said.

NA deputies would be able to use their smartphones to access the system and search for information about the meeting such as schedules, seating plans, press releases and other working documents. VNS


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