Deputies at the ongoing sixth session of the 13th National Assembly on October 31 discussed implementation results of the 2013 socio-economic development plan and plan for 2014.

They also reviewed the progress of the master plan on economic restructuring and the 2011-2015 socio-economic development plan, while discussing solutions to realise the country’s socio-economic development goals by 2015.

During the session, which was chaired by NA Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and broadcast live on Vietnam Television and the Radio Voice of Vietnam, 43 deputies from 42 provinces and cities gave their opinions.

They focused on issues related to the Government’s fiscal policies, budget overspending, bad debts, inventories, solutions to remove difficulties for the property market, obstacles enterprises are facing, policies to develop agriculture and rural areas, forest protection in line with hydropower plant planning, the creation of jobs, human resources development, the care for beneficiary families and the speeding up of administrative reforms.

The deputies also listened to the Government’s explanations on a number of emerging issues.

On November 1, the NA is scheduled to continue discussions on the implementation of the 2013 socio-economic development plan and the plan for 2014, the performance of the plan for 2011-2015 period and measures to achieve socio-economic targets set for the end of 2015.

In the afternoon, the deputies will debate in groups the draft Notary Law and the master plan on hydropower plants.-VNA