National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung on Jan. 13 paid a New Year visit to the Party committee, authorities and people of Hanoi.

Chairman Hung praised the capital city’s achievements in socio-economic development, defence-security, social order over the past year, contributing to the whole country’s achievements.

He asked the city’s leaders to do their utmost to successfully implement the 11 th Party Congress’ Resolution and the city’s socio-economic targets in 2012.

The city should focus on developing the transport, economic, socio-cultural infrastructure systems and urban management, narrowing the development gap, promoting the knowledge-based economy and seeking an appropriate development, Hung said.

More attention should be given to education, science-technology, sports, health care and tourism, he added.

Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee Pham Quang Nghi affirmed the city’s resolve to fulfil its socio-economic targets for 2012, creating a premise for the successful implementation of resolutions of the 15 th municipal Party Congress and the 11 th Party Congress.

Hanoi fulfilled the Party and Government-set main targets of curbing inflation, maintaining macro-economic stability and social welfares in 2011, Nghi said.

Earlier, Chairman Hung visited and presented gifts to two families in Ha Dong districts./.