President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan delivers a report at the session (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Voters and people nationwide sent 2,986 opinions and petitions to the National Assembly (NA), President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan said at the second session of the 14th NA on October 20 morning.

He presented the VFF’s report summing up the voters and people’s opinions, which affirmed that most voters and people expressed their trust in the Party’s leadership and State’s management, which can be seen in the implementation of the Resolution of the 12th National Party Congress and the NA’s resolution on the socio-economic development plan for 2016-2020.

They also applauded solutions for socio-economic development, macro-economic stabilisation, administrative reform, investment and business climate improvement, and start-up support. They said the State has worked hard to tackle difficulties in agriculture, boost new-style rural area building, carry out social welfare policies, and safeguard political security, social order and safety, and national sovereignty.

People also voiced their support for the State’s continued international integration efforts and active contribution to peace and development in the region and the world, the report said.

The VFF asked the NA, Government and local administrations to seriously consider the opinions. The VFF Central Committee’s presidium also submitted five proposals to the NA session.

The VFF urged the NA to press on with reforms to improve the quality of lawmaking work along with the quality of policies and legal documents. It should strengthening supervision over pressing issues of public concern.

The Government needs to accelerate administrative reforms and consider people and businesses’ satisfaction as the measurement of reform quality and effectiveness.

The VFF requested enhancing the quality and effectiveness of the fight against and prevention of corruption through the entire political system’s enforcement of the resolution of the 12th Party Central Committee’s fourth meeting.

The Government needs to expeditiously review the planning of coal-fired power centres and examine the implementation of the planning as well as the operation of such centres across the country. The review and examination must involve the VFF and the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations, with results to be reported to the NA in 2017.

The VFF also asked authorities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to soon review all transport and anti-flood related plans, forecast the traffic congestion and flooding situation from now to 2021 and 2025, and devise countermeasures.

The VFF also wants the Government and provincial and municipal People’s Committees to coordinate with and provide favourable conditions for the Front to continue its ongoing supervisory programmes.

In 2017, the VFF will supervise the implementation of Resolution 29-NQ/TW of the 11th Party Central Committee’s 8th plenum on fundamental and comprehensive reforms of education and training, Nhan added.-VNA