The National Assembly Standing Committee wrapped up its 37th session in Hanoi on April 10 after five working days where participants gave their opinions on a number of draft laws.

During the session, lawmakers offered feedback on the Penal Code (amended), Criminal Procedure Code (revised), Law on Information Safety, Law on Charges and Fees, Law on Amendments and supplements to articles of the Maritime Code.

They also provided their opinions on the Law on State Budget (revised), Law on the Organisation of the Government (amended), Law on the Organization of Local Government and the Law on Election of Deputies to the National Assembly and People’s Council.

The session also heard a report on the outcomes of the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s 132nd Assembly (IPU-132) and commented on Government proposals on establishing Tam Diep city in Ninh Binh province and Ky Anh town in Ha Tinh province.

Additionally, participants discussed plans for supervisory activities of the NA and its Standing Committee in 2016.

Before the closing ceremony, participants debated the request of the Prime Minister on appointing and dismissing Vietnamese ambassadors in a number of countries.-VNA