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Hanoi, (VNA) – Lawmakers have expressed hope that the new Prime Minister, who who will be elected on April 7, and his cabinet will continue to be steadfast on the strategic goals to achieve higher economic growth and improve people’s lives. 

Talking with Vietnam News Agency on the sidelines of the 13th National Assembly’s 11 th session in Hanoi, on April 6, deputy Tran Hoang Ngan from Ho Chi Minh City said the new government should put emphasis on social welfares, food safety and hygiene, social order maintenance, transport, and health insurance, which are all of public concern. 

In the meantime, it should also pay attention to refining the market economy and social management mechanisms, he said. 

Deputy Tran Du Lich, representing Ho Chi Minh City’s constituents, called for continuing with reforms on fiscal and monetary policies and administration, saying that the new government should be more drastic in this regard. 

In his opinion, deputy Tran Ngoc Vinh from the northern port city of Hai Phong suggested thoroughly examining and fixing issues involving public debt, State budget balance and social welfares by adjusting several policies. 

According to him, the government needs to crack down on corruption, especially in public administration, in part by recruiting qualified and moral officials 

The government must offer a better public administration service, he stressed. 

Lawmaker Bui Thi An from Hanoi hoped that the new Prime Minister will make a breakthrough in streamlining personnel and fighting corruption, which she said, will gain the trust of the people nationwide. 

Speaking highly of the PM’s role in operating the country’s executive branch and driving socio-economic development, Do Van Duong from Ho Chi Minh City said the government leader should be dynamic, creative and highly responsible. 

In the current context, Duong expressed his hope that the new Prime Minister will stay determined to safeguard territorial sovereignty by practical means, legally and politically.-VNA