Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and voters in Long Bien district (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and other National Assembly (NA) deputies of Hanoi met with voters in Dong Anh and Long Bien districts on December 6 to report the outcomes of the 14th NA’s second session.

At the meeting, voters lauded the results of the NA session, particularly the democratic and frank question and answer sitting, which mentioned a wide range of matters of public concern.

They also praised the work to build a constructive Government and the Prime Minister’s determination to end the practice of giving presents to superior officials on the lunar New Year holiday.

The voters expressed their worries about climate change impacts, lax land management, corruption and vested interests, stressing that anti-corruption measures have yet to be effective. They cited as examples cases in which many high-ranking officials caused losses amounting to trillions of dong to the State budget but the punishment is too lenient.

They urged stronger implementation of Resolution No 4 on Party building and pressing ahead with the improvement of personnel’s capacity.

Welcoming feedback from the voters, the Party General Secretary said all comments will be recorded and reported to the parliament and relevant agencies.

He clarified the issues of public concerns related to the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, corruption fight and law-making work.

General Secretary Trong stressed that the Party is committed to combating corruption and wastefulness using a range of measures, from policies and laws, to public supervision and opinion and media coverage.

Concerning the case involving Trinh Xuan Thanh, former Vice Chairman of the Hau Giang provincial People’s Committee, and former Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang, he said the disciplinary measures on them so far are only those imposed by the Party. Investigations into the case are underway in other aspects, he said.

He pointed to the fact that legal regulations are need to punish similar violators.

The Party leader stressed his support of voters’ position and highlighted the Party’s sheer determination to enforce Resolution No 4.-VNA