The second session of the HCM City People’s Council, ninth tenure (Source: qdnd.vn)
HCM City (VNA) – Chairwoman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam urged the municipal People’s Committee act immediately to implement resolutions passed by the council and improve growth quality.

She made the remarks in her closing speech at the second session of the municipal People’s Council, ninth tenure, on August 5.

After three days of sitting, the session passed several resolutions addressing issues of importance, including tuition fees for schools in the public general education system and additional preferences for a project invested by Samsung Group at the city’s High-Tech Park.

On tasks for the remaining months of the year, the council requested the municipal government to focus on achieving a GRDP growth of 8 percent in 2016 and carrying out the set seven breakthrough programmes.

The city will also continue to improve its investment climate and competitiveness, support the business circle’s development, encourage research activities and scientific-technological applications, and complete a programme on supporting SMEs and raising economic integration capacity during the 2016-2020 period.-VNA