National Assembly Standing Committee convenes 13th session

08:37 | 11/08/2017 Events

The 13th session of the National Assembly Standing Committee (NASC) opened in Hanoi on August 10 and will run for seven days.

National Assembly Standing Committee convenes 13th session - Photo: quochoi.vn

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan stated that during the session, the NA Standing Committee will give opinions on some debatable issues of the four draft laws that deputies commented at the NA’s third session, namely the revised laws on forest protection and development, fisheries, public debt management and denunciations.

The committee will also scrutinize five bills scheduled to be submitted to the NA for consideration at the upcoming fourth session, including the amended law on national defense, the law on the protection of State secrets, the law on amendments and supplements in regards to articles of the law on Vietnam’s overseas representative agencies, the law on amendments and supplements to some articles of the law on judicial records, and the law on public administration.

It is set to look into the outcomes of piloting the costume of judges at People’s Courts and the outcomes of the NA’s supervision of the implementation of policies and laws on state administrative apparatus reforms between 2011 and 2016.

The establishment of the People’s Court and People’s Procuracy of Sam Son city, Thanh Hoa province, along with the use of the central budget in 2016 and 2017 will also come under discussion.

According to the NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, the NA Standing Committee will supervise the implementation of policies and laws on investing and using BOT transport projects at this session.

In addition, the Minister of Construction Pham Hong Ha and officials of relevant ministries and sectors will directly answer the committee’s questions about the State management of construction planning, urban architecture and infrastructure, and the management and use of urban construction land.

Theo NDO/VNA