return icon Vietnamnet.vn

NA Standing Committee urges early issue of new COVID-19 control master plan for 2022-2023

The National Assembly Standing Committee has urged the Government to early issue a master plan on COVID-19 prevention and control for 2022-2023 to deal with many urgent issues.

{keywords}

 

 

The committee's members made the call after listening to a report of the Ombudsman Committee summing up requests and opinions from voters across the countries, including those related to COVID-19 prevention and control measures in the time to come, at a meeting on March 14.

Chairman of the committee Duong Thanh Binh said voters showed concern about the poor management over COVID-19 test kit prices and the sale of COVID-19 treatment drugs with unclear origin on social networks, as well as the shortage of labourers in factories due to the pandemic and the rising infections at schools.

Voters and citizens are also worried about the impacts of petrol price hike on production and daily activities, the tragic waterway accident in Quang Nam and rising cyber crimes, he said.

Binh highlighted that voters showed satisfaction at the prompt actions taken by the Party and State in protecting Vietnamese citizens in Ukraine and the timely response by the NA to the hike in petrol prices.

The report said that so far, 1,705 out of 1,707 requests that voters sent to the second session of the 15th NA have been handled or received responses, along with 204 out of 923 requests sent in after the session and 20 out of 218 others sent to the first extraordinary session of the 15th NA.

The NA Standing Committee asked the Government and the Prime Minister to direct ministries and sectors to roll out measures to effectively manage the prices of commodities and services amid petrol price rise, and tackle frauds and appropriation of property via the internet and telecommunications networks.

The Ministry of Health should give prompt guidance and favourable conditions for people to purchase COVID-19 treatment drugs for home treatment and simplify the procedures of issuing certificates of recovery from COVID-19, the committee suggested.

NA Vice Chairman Tran Quang Phuong requested the Ombudsman Committee to study ideas given at the working session to complete its report, which should highlight recommendations to the Government, particularly those related to the COVID-19 prevention and control scheme.

Source: VNA

MORE NEWS

The most important 'economic corridors' for next 10-30 years

The national planning draft for 2021-2030 with a vision towards 2050 focuses on the formulation and development of economic corridors, dynamic zones, large cities and economic zones associated with the national infrastructure framework.

Artisans strive to keep traditional craft alive

Artisan Tran Van Ban is busy all day from early in the morning to the evening. He is carving out beautiful mooncake molds to serve people's demands for the Mid-Autumn Festival which is approaching in the next few weeks.

Goalkeeper Dang Van Lam returns home to join a V.league 1’s club

Goalkeeper Dang Van Lam is set for a return to V.League 1 after touching down in HCM City with his agent.

VN Aviation Business Association proposal raising domestic airfare ceiling

The president of the Vietnam Aviation Business Association (VABA) has proposed to adjust the ceiling fare for domestic airlines to promote the industry's recovery.

More than 251 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered in Vietnam

More than 251 million doses of COID-19 vaccines have been administered to Vietnamese people of all ages across the country, including nearly 100,000 doses given on August 14, according to the Ministry of Health.

Foreign experts learn from Vietnam’s biphasic in vitro maturation technology

A group of four Australian doctors and experts visited My Duc Hospital in Phu Nhuan district, Ho Chi Minh City, to learn from the Vietnamese side’s experience in biphasic in vitro maturation (CAPA-IVM) from August 13-14.

HCM City ready to reactivate COVID-19 treatment hospitals

The Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City has recently requested its medical facilities to get plans readied for the acceptance and treatment of COVID-19 patients in the context of increases in the number of new cases.

How many supermarkets are in Hanoi, HCM City?

In some localities in the country, no new supermarket has been set up over the last seven years.

Can the Vietnamese metaverse classroom compete with Facebook and Google?

With beautiful graphics, colors and materials, Vietnam’s Elite Meta is dreaming of competing equally with giants Facebook and Google.

PM thanks Russian scientists for preservation of President Ho’s embalmed body

Russian experts have joined the preservation of President Ho Chi Minh’s body for over 50 years since he passed away in 1969.

Shares to keep upward trend this week: brokers

Vietnamese shares are forecast to continue their upward trend this week as profit-taking pressure is cooling down significantly.

Emulating the ambitions of Singapore’s high-tech vision

With its vibrant economic development, Vietnam offers an unparalleled investment destination for Singaporean corporations.

Entertainment and cultural events of the week (August 15-21)

Upcoming entertainment and cultural events in Vietnam's major cities on August 15-21.

My, Nghi represent Việt Nam at Simone Asia Pacific Cup

Nguyen Thao My and Ngo Bao Nghi will battle it out for personal and team glory at the inaugural Simone Asia Pacific Cup in Indonesia later this month.

Vietnam stock market remains attractive to foreign investors

Foreign investors net purchased 14.8 million stocks, worth some VND80 billion ($3,42 million) during the week from August 8 – 12, showing that the Vietnamese securities market remained attractive to them.
back_to_top