Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung fields legislators' questions on October 31 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Legislators continued to question members of the Government about pressing issues within their remit on October 31, part of the ongoing sixth session of the 14th National Assembly (NA).

On the second day of the question-and-answer (Q&A) session, broadcast live on television and radio, 52 NA deputies raised queries and 32 joined the debates with Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh, Prosecutor General of the Supreme People’s Procuracy Le Minh Tri, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, and 14 ministers and heads of government agencies.

Issues in focus included drug crime prevention and combat, management and use of ODA capital, reduction of business conditions and procedures, along with solutions to step up agricultural restructuring and control illegal fishing.

Lawmakers also asked about insurance-covered medical examination and treatment, grassroots health care, food safety; the settlement of loss-making projects, trade remedies, support for Vietnamese firms amid international economic integration; and land management, environmental pollution in river basins, scrap import, and climate change response.

Other problems mentioned relate to ethnic minority human resources, building of e-government, preservation of ethnic minority culture, overlapping inspection activities, vocational training for rural labourers, social welfare, and the re-organisation of public non-business institutions.

The Q&A session will continue on November 1 and also be broadcast live.-VNA