NA begins question-and-answer session hinh anh 1At the eighth session of the 14th National Assembly (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA)
– The 14th National Assembly began questioning ministers and heads of sectors on November 6, as part of its ongoing eighth session in Hanoi.

The three-day question-and-answer (Q&A) session is being broadcast live on Voice of Vietnam (VOV), Vietnam Television (VTV), and Vietnam National Assembly Television.

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Home Affairs Le Vinh Tan, and Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung will field questions raised by deputies during the three days.

Deputy Prime Ministers in charge of related fields, other ministers, the Governor of the State Bank, and the Government Inspector General will also take part in the session.

At the end of the session, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will clarify related issues and answer lawmakers’ questions.

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong will be the first person to answer deputies’ questions in the morning of November 6.

In the afternoon, legislators will question Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh.

On November 5, the 12th working day of the NA’s 8th session, National Assembly General Secretary Nguyen Hanh Phuc delivered an initial report on the 39 dead victims found in a lorry in the UK.

NA Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu said the NA sends its condolences to the bereaved families and urged the Government, ministries, departments and localities to work with relevant countries to verify the issue and take measures to protect citizens.

The NA told the Ministry of Public Security to push ahead with an investigation into trafficking rings who send workers abroad illegally, he added.

Deputies also discussed reports from the Government, judicial agencies and the NA in preventing crime, legal violations and corruption, as well as the work of the Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court, the Prosecutor General of the Supreme People’s Procuracy, and the enforcement of verdicts in 2019.

Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung and Chairman of the NA Committee on Finance and Budget Nguyen Duc Hai presented reports on the allocation of over 4 trillion VND (171.8 million USD) of the total 10 trillion VND earmarked for important national projects in the public investment plan for 2016-2020./.