National Assembly Secretary General Nguyen Hanh Phuc (Second from right) (Source: VNA) 
 
Hanoi (VNA) – National Assembly Secretary General Nguyen Hanh Phuc chaired a press conference in Hanoi on October 20 to announce planned agenda for the fourth session of the 14th legislature slated for October 23.

The session will last 26 days and wrap up on November 24, during which legislators will consider important socio-economic goals for each year and subsequent years and decide on personnel issues.

They are to adopt six draft laws, 12 draft resolutions and give opinions on nine other bills, including the revised Law on Public Debt Management, the amended Law on Forest Protection and Development, the revised Law on Fisheries, the Law on Planning; resolutions on socio-economic development, State budget estimate and allocation for 2018, among others.

NA Vice Secretary General and Vice Chairman of the NA Office Le Bo Linh said the NA will spend 15 days on discussing and deciding on several important issues of the country such as the government’s reports on socio-economic development in 2017 and 2018, State budget estimate and allocation for 2018, crime prevention and control, settlement of complaints and denunciations in 2017, and another three days on question and answer sessions.

As scheduled, 11 out of 26 working days on 13 contents will be televised nationwide, two of them regarding the implementation of national target programme on gender equality and the settlement of complaints and denunciations of citizens which will be tabled for discussion for the first time at the NA’s plenary session.-VNA