15/07/2015 09:54 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

NA Standing Committee convenes 39th session

Hanoi, July 14 (VNA) – The 39th session of the 13th National Assembly Standing Committee took place in Hanoi on July 14 to review the outcomes of the 9th sitting of the 13th legislature and to prepare for its next meeting.

NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said the 9th session was successful and productive.

Head of the NA Committee for Legal Affairs Phan Trung Ly and Head of the NA Committee for Social Affairs Truong Thi Mai said the results of the 9th session contributed to bringing the 2013 Constitution to life, satisfying people’s aspirations.

NA Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu said the session carried out important work such as voting to pass resolutions on the construction of the Long Thanh international airport and the appointment of chief judges for the People’s Supreme Court.

Regarding the preparation for the 10th session, NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said the meeting will discuss and pass a number of bills and review socio-economic affairs, national defence and security, and external affairs over the past year.

Most members of the NA Standing Committee approved of a proposal on the 10th session’s agenda, under which lawmakers are expected to consider and adopt 16 bills and one draft resolution. The session will also give feedback on 10 draft laws and reports on the socio-economic situation between 2011 and 2015 and next year’s tasks.

Other items on the proposed agenda include reports on the implementation of the State budget in 2015, the 2016 State budget estimates and allocation and the capital investment plan for the State budget in 2016.

The Supreme People’s Court, Supreme People’s Procuracy and the Government are expected to submit reports on their performance and on crime and corruption prevention and combat in 2015.

In addition, the NA will scrutinise the implementation of policies on land management and usage by State-run agricultural and forestry farms in the 2004-2014 period.

The NA Chairman said it is necessary to map out specific plans for Q&A sessions in a public and democratic manner.

The NA Standing Committee adopted a plan to review the five-year performance of the NA and its Committees and Offices as well as delegations of NA deputies.

The same day, the committee gave opinions on a proposal on the establishment of People’s Courts and People’s Procuracies in some districts.