National Assembly deputies devoted the morning session on November 13 to personnel work.

They approved the Prime Minister’s proposal to appoint Minister-Head of the Government Office Vu Duc Dam and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh as new Deputy Prime Ministers.

Legislators later also voted in favour of the Prime Minister’s proposal removing Dam from his former duties at the Government Office.

The session also heard reports on the draft Law on Bankruptcy (amended) presented by Chief Judge of the Supreme People’s Court Truong Hoa Binh and Head of the NA Economics Committee Nguyen Van Giau.

In the afternoon, the deputies commented on the report reviewing the master plan on hydroelectric power development, focusing on state management in the sector, the quality, safety and operation of reservoirs and hydro electric plants, environmental protection, compensation and resettlement work.

They also went through proposed amendments to a resolution on the plan to build the Ho Chi Minh Road with most attention given to investment capital and the project’s quality and progress.

The legislature is scheduled to continue mulling over personnel work and discuss in groups the draft Marriage and Family Law (revised) and draft amendments and supplements to the Law on Health Insurance on November 14./.