National Assembly starts 10th sitting

10:29 | 20/10/2020 Events

The 14th-tenure National Assembly (NA) started its 10th sitting held via a video teleconference at 9:00am on October 20

national assembly starts 10th sitting
The 14-tenure NA starts its 10th sitting

The NA’s 10th sitting is scheduled over the course of 19 days in both teleconference and in-person forms. The former convenes from October 20 – 27 while lawmakers will gather at the NA building in downtown Hanoi for plenary meetings from November 2 – 17.

The legislature will spend seven days on law-making with seven draft laws and three draft resolutions to be reviewed and voted, and four other bills commented.

Deputies will deliberate and vote on a number of major drafts, such as reports on the results of the implementation of the national socio-economic development and State budget plans for 2020; the socio-economic development plan and proposals for State budget and appropriations for 2021; reports on implementation of the NA’s 2016 – 2020 plans on socio-economic development, economic restructuring, national finances and medium-term public investment; and primary goals, tasks and solutions for socio-economic development over the next five years.

Additionally, legislators will discuss and comment on draft documents for the upcoming 13th National Party Congress and vote on the date for the election of deputies to the 15th NA and all-level People’s Councils for the 2021 – 2026 term.

The NA is also set to ratify the dismissal and appointment of a number of cabinet members.

Theo VNA