President Tran Dai Quang (C) meets with voters (Photo: VNA)
HCM City (VNA) – President Tran Dai Quang on April 26 met with voters in Ho Chi Minh City’s Districts 1, 3 and 4 to listen to their opinions, mostly in issues on the environment, the settlement of complaints related to land use, solutions to traffic congestion, and education quality improvement.

The voters also voiced their concerns in streamlining public servants and administrative system, improving quality of question-and-answers sessions of the National Assembly and, expanding the forms of voter meeting, as well as matters related to some draft laws and the abuse of beliefs for superstitious practices.

President Tran Dai Quang applauded the voters’ opinions on the diversification of forms of meeting voters, highlighting that deputies must regularly maintain a close connectivity with voters to fully absorb their opinions and aspirations, thus reporting to authorised agencies.

Regarding the urgent matters in protecting the environment, the President affirmed Vietnam’s stance of not exchanging the environment at any cost, adding that the country will carefully evaluate environmental impacts of all projects to ensure rapid and sustainable growth.

Recently, the Government has halted a number of projects with ambiguous environmental impact assessment, he noted.

On the settlement of complaints related to land use, the President said that the Party, State and localities have paid great attention to the matter.

On the recent incident in Dong Tam commune, My Duc district of Hanoi, the Party Central Committee has directed Hanoi leaders to comprehensively withdraw lessons to prevent similar cases.

At the same time, authorised agencies must listen to people’s opinions, while giving explanations to locals on policies, orientations and decisions of the State and localities, thus ensuring disciplines and expanding democracy through constructive dialogues to reach high consensus, he stated.

He also noted down voters’ feedback on a number of draft laws such as the revised Law on Corruption Prevention and Control, a guiding decree on the Land Law and Law on Denunciation (revised).-VNA