Sixth session of 14th National Assembly opens
Updated : Monday, October 22, 2018 3:50 PM (GMT+0700)

Thesixth session of the 14th National Assembly opened at the NationalAssembly Hall at 9 am on October 22, with the opening sitting broadcast live onnational television and radio.  

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan speaks at the opening of the NA's sixth session
-Photo: VNA

Prior to the opening, leadersof the Communist Party of Vietnam, the State and NA deputies paid floraltribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum.  

According to the agenda of thesession, which was approved at the preparatory meeting before the opening, theNA is scheduled to adopt 9 bills, a resolution and give opinions on six otherbills. 

Besides law-making work, theNA will discuss and make decision on many important socio-economic issues ofthe country. 

Regarding personnel mattersthe NA will conduct vote of confidence on officials holding positions electedor approved by the NA, elect the President of the country, and consider andapprove the dismissal and appointment of the Minister of Information andCommunication. 

It is noteworthy that the NAwill ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement on the Trans-PacificPartnership (CPTPP), which is an important deal with impacts on most political,socio-economic and diplomatic aspects of the country.

Supervision work is anotherimportant content in the session’s agenda. The NA will examine reports on thethree-year implementation of the NA’s resolutions on the 2016-2020socio-economic plan, economic restructuring, national finance and mid-terminvestment. 

Socio-economic and State budgetperformance in 2018 and plans for 2019 will also come under scrutiny.

In addition, the NA is toconsider and decide adjustments to the mid-term public investment plan for2016-2020 and the 2016-2020 national financial plan. 

The legislature will look intothe mid-term assessment of the implementation of the NA’s Resolution100/2015/QH13 approving investment in national target programmes in 2016-2020and the results of policies supporting socio-economic development in ethnicminority and mountainous areas after three years of implementation. 

Three days will be dedicatedto questions-and-answers session, with a focus on the Government’s performancesince the beginning of its tenure, the causes of uncompleted tasks andsolutions to address outstanding problems.

Fifteen sittings during thesession, which will last until November 21, will be broadcast live on nationalTV and radio.


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