Ministries given specific tasks to implement socio-economic recovery programme hinh anh 1A view of Ho Chi Minh City (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on March 16 signed Dispatch No. 252/CD-TTg asking for more drastic measures to implement the socio-economic recovery and development programme.

The dispatch, the second issued by the PM to direct the implementation of the programme, clarified the specific responsibilities of ministries, sectors and localities in realising tasks and solutions set in Resolution No.11 of the Government, the National Assembly's Resolution 43/2022/QH15 on fiscal and monetary policies supporting the programme and the PM’s Dispatch No. 126/CD-TTg.

Accordingly, within March, the Ministry of Planning and Investment must submit to the Government and the PM the list of investment projects and capital allocation plans for them in 2022-2023 period and each year until 2023, while promptly building a plan to flexibly adjust the middle-term public investment plan for the 2022-2025 period and the public investment capital for the programme in the 2022-2023 period. It is requested to give guidance to ministries and agencies on bidding activities for major projects.

The Ministry of Transport is requested to coordinate with relevant agencies to effectively conduct measures to speed up the eastern part of the North-South Expressway in the 2021-2025 period.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health will work with ministries, agencies and localities to propose the estimated capital for health care activities and projects within the programme for the 2022-2023 period and each year. The proposal must be submitted to the Ministry of Planning and Investment before March 20.

At the same time, the State Bank of Vietnam is asked to submit to the Government a draft decree guiding the implementation of policies on interest support for businesses, cooperatives and business households, along with a decree on preferential credit policies for the national target programme for socio-economic development in ethnic minority-inhabited and mountainous areas.

The Ministry of Finance is assigned to propose a decree on the rescheduling of deadlines for payment of corporate income, personal income, added value, special consumption, and land-use taxes in 2022.

The Ministry of Construction must give advice to the Government and the PM on solutions to remove obstacles related to the management of cost and quality of the eastern section of the North-South Expressway project in the 2021-2025 period.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is requested to issue guidelines on the special mechanism for mining activities to exploit construction materials for major transport projects under the programme.

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs will submit a draft decision on support to labourers in housing, while the Ministry of Education and Training is asked to propose a decision on necessary procedures for private education facilities to access soft loans./.