NA Chairman delivers draft working report for 13th tenure hinh anh 1National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung delivers the draft working report (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung delivered a draft working report of the legislature (13th tenure) during its plenary session in Hanoi on March 22.

In the report, he hailed the NA – the highest representative organ of the people and the highest organ of State power – for upholding the sense of responsibility in performing their duties on law-making and supreme supervision, as well as deciding on key country issues, contributing to national construction and development.

The NA has fulfilled the goal of devising and adopting the 2013 Constitution and institutionalising the Party guidelines, especially the Platform for national construction in the period of transition toward socialism, which was revised in 2011.

It has also issued the largest number of legal documents in a single tenure and of a higher quality. As of the end of the NA’s 10th session last November, the legislature promulgated 100 laws and codes. Seven other bills are also scheduled to be passed at the NA’s 11th session, he said.

Chairman Hung assessed that the NA also better performed its duty to decide on key country issues, meeting the people’s will and aspirations and helping with stabilising the macro-economy and ensuring social welfare, national defence-security and social safety and order.

He also stressed that an open question-and-answer style is the most effective form of supervision, thereby creating positive changes and consensus on awareness and action in the State apparatus.

Citing lessons drawn from the 13th NA, Hung called for upholding the sense of solidarity, continuing with strong renewal, democracy, and openness and transparency in organisation and operation, which he said, is a driving force for power, creativity and dynamism to fulfil assigned tasks.

Each NA deputy was urged to be close to voters and the public, listening to their opinions and suggestions, so that the NA’s decisions are made promptly, matching realities and meeting voters’ need.

According to him, the legislators’ quality plays a deciding role in improving the NA’s capacity.

Full-time lawmakers have increasingly performed their role as a core force in the NA’s activities, he said.

Furthermore, increased coordination with the President, the government, the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front, the Supreme People’s Court, the Supreme People’s Procuracy and agencies will generate a collective power to fulfill assigned tasks.

Speaking about directions for the future, the NA Chairman stressed the need to further accelerate lawmaking activities and improve the quality of laws and major decisions.

At the same time, key socio-economic issues of concern should be closely supervised while the number of full-time deputies should be increased, he said.-VNA