NA Standing Committee convenes 26th session hinh anh 1Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (standing) speaks at the opening of the 26th session of the 14th NA Standing Committee (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA)
– The 26th session of the 14th National Assembly Standing Committee opened in Hanoi on August 8 under the chair of NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

Ngan said during the session, full-time deputies will give opinions on eight bills, including seven draft laws discussed at the NA’s fifth sitting. 

They are the revised draft Laws on Education, People’s Public Security Forces, Amnesty, and Anti-Corruption, the draft Law on Animal Husbandry, the draft Law on Cultivation and the draft Law on amendments and supplements to some articles of the Law on Higher Education.

The draft Law on Architecture will be deliberated at the meeting for the first time.

The legislators will also comment on a draft decree stipulating the functions, tasks, powers, and organisational structure of the State capital management committee at enterprises; internal adjustments of the State budget spending estimate allocated in 2017 to supplement for the 2018 expenditure under the report of the Finance Ministry (transferred from the General Department of Taxation to the General Department of Customs).

They will give opinions on the assignment of capital investment plans for ministries and sectors and supplementation of the middle-term public investment plan in the 2016-2020 period.

The NA Standing Committee will consider and decide the appointment of members of the national councils on selection of judges and procurators at the Supreme People’s Procuracy.

It will examine the implementation of policies and laws on the management and use of foreign loans between 2011 and 2016. The committee will also conduct a question-and-answer (Q&A) session.

The 26th session of the NA Standing Committee is scheduled to run until August 13.-VNA