National Assembly (NA) deputies have adopted a resolution on the allocation of the 2014 State budget, after the proposal received 87.75 percent of the votes at the November 15 morning sitting.

According to the resolution, over 495.19 trillion VND (23.57 billion USD) of the approved State budget’s total collection estimates of 782.7 trillion VND (37.27 billion USD) will be allocated for the central budget and 287.5 trillion VND (13.69 billion USD) will go to the local budget.

The total central budget balance expenditure will be more than 719 trillion VND (34.24 billion USD).

In the same sitting, the deputies considered the personnel organisation of the NA’s Standing Committee, Council for Ethnic Minority Affairs and some other committees.

They approved increasing the number of Vice Chairpersons on the Council of Ethnic Minority Affairs among others with 80.52 percent of votes.

After hearing Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung presenting a list of nominees to be added to the NA bodies, the deputies discussed this issue.-VNA