First session of 15th NA slated for July 20
The first session of the 15th National Assembly is scheduled to open on July 20, as heard at the 55th meeting of the 14th NA Standing Committee on April 27.
Initial preparations for the first session of the 15th NA are on the agenda of the meeting, along with assessment of the outcomes of the 11th session of the 14th legislature.
NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue noted that as the five-year socio-economic development plan, the five-year financial plan, and the 2021-2025 public investment plan are to be tabled at the first session of the 15th NA, the Government should quickly perform its relevant tasks as required by law, and NA agencies should work to ensure the quality of assessment reports to be submitted to the legislature.
He added that a project and draft resolution regarding financial settlement in accordance with the Government Guarantees and Undertakings Agreement (GGU) towards Nghi Son Refinery would be put up for discussion at this session if preparation work can be done on time.
Regarding the 11th session of the 14th NA, the committee said it was a success, and after new leaders were elected at the sitting, they have received many congratulatory messages and letters from foreign leaders.
Chairman Hue underlined that the personnel work was carried out in a cautious and thorough manner with democracy and transparency ensured, in line with regulations of the Party and law of the State, thus winning high consensus of lawmakers.
In the afternoon, the NA Standing Committee considered and decided the use of remaining capital of Resolution No. 324/NQ-UBTVQH14 in constructing Vietnamese representative offices abroad during the 2021-2025 period.
It also passed a resolution on the use of savings and remaining funds of the central budget in 2020, and another on supplementary funding for purchasing vaccines, antiseptic chemicals and national crop seeds.
NA Standing Committee convenes 55th session
National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue chaired the 55th session of the 14th NA’s Standing Committee in Hanoi on April 27.
In his remarks, the NA leader said that the session aims to review outcomes of the 11th meeting of the 14th NA, and give initial opinions on preparations for the 15th legislature’s first session.
Participants discussed and made decisions on issues related to establishing and adjusting administrative boundaries in Hanoi capital city, and Thanh Hoa, Dong Nai and Tuyen Quang provinces; the boundary adjustment to expand Hue city of Thua Thien-Hue province and arrangement of wards in Hue city.
They also debated on plans to use the remaining savings and budget sources of the central budget in 2020, and the supplementary funding for purchasing vaccines, antiseptic chemicals and national crop seeds.
Chairman Hue praised efforts made by the NA’s agencies to ensure the continuity and efficiency of the 14th legislature’s activities, as well as their preparations for action plans and programmes towards improving the efficiency and quality of the 15th NA’s activities.
During that session, under the chair of NA Vice Chairman Nguyen Khac Dinh, the NA Standing Committee considered, discussed and approved resolutions on adjusting administrative boundaries and establishing administrative units of Thanh Hoa, Dong Nai, Tuyen Quang provinces and Hanoi; and the administrative boundary adjustment, rearrangement and establishment of wards in Hue city. VNA