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Lawmakers discuss draft laws on 11th working day

 Lawmakers discussed a number of draft laws during a plenary session in Hanoi on June 1 presided over by National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

Under the direction of NA Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu in the morning, they debated the draft laws on amendments and supplements to several articles of the Law on Chemicals, the Law on Electricity, the Law on Economical and Efficient Use of Energy, the Law on Tobacco  Harm Prevention, the Law on Food Safety, the Law on Pharmaceuticals, the Law on Notary, the Child Law, the Investment Law, the Public Investment Law, the Law on Science and Technology, the Law on Construction, and the Law on Urban Planning.

Twenty deputies raised opinions, most of them basically agreed with reports on reviewing the draft laws.

Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung clarified several issues raised by deputies.

Under the direction of NA Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty in the afternoon, NA heard a report on the draft Law on Animal Husbandry delivered by Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong.

Head of the NA’s Committee on Science, Technology and Environment Phan Xuan Dung presented a report reviewing the draft Law on Animal Husbandry.

Later, Dung delivered a report on acquiring feedback on the Law on Survey and Mapping.

Fourteen lawmakers shared opinions on basic principles of survey and mapping activities, design of administrative and underground works maps, the database on national geographical space, business requirements for survey and mapping services.

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha provided further information about several issues of interest.

As scheduled on June 4, the NA will listen to a report on the outcomes of dealing with suggestions by constituents sent to the fourth session and conduct question-and-answer sessions, which will be live broadcast nationwide.