The National Assembly Standing Committee convened its 15th session in Hanoi on February 25 to prepare contents relating to law making, operation renewal and external affairs for the fifth meeting of the 13th legislature.

Following the opening session, the committee members discussed changes to the ordinance on the management and use of weapons, explosives and supporting tools.

They examined the scheme to renovate the aide apparatus of the law-making body and reviewed the implementation of the committee’s resolution on functions, tasks and structure of the NA Office.

NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said in the two-day event, legislators will deliberate differences in opinions relating to the anti-terrorism bill, and a draft law on amendments and supplements to a number of articles of the Law on Residence.

They will comment on the Government’s report on Government bond-sourced capital allocations for 2012-15 and 2012 for urgent projects of the ministries of transport and communications, public health and agriculture and rural development as well as the report of the Supreme People’s Court, which asks for supplementing its jury with new members.

The legislators will give opinions on the Vietnam National Assembly’s hosting of the General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).-VNA