Deputies on the opening day of the National Assembly's fourth session on October 23 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Reports on the country’s situation in 2017, plans for 2018 and two draft laws, along with outcomes of the verification of those reports, were submitted to the 14th National Assembly (NA) on the first day of its fourth session in Hanoi on October 23.

After the opening ceremony, chaired by NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a report on the implementation of the socio-economic development plan in 2017 and another plan for 2018. 

A verification report on this document was later given by Chairman of the NA’s Committee for Economic Affairs Vu Hong Thanh.

In another report, President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Tran Thanh Man summarised opinions and proposals made by voters and people nationwide.

Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung delivered a report on the implementation of the state budget plan in 2017, state budget estimates and central budget allocation for 2018, and the state finance-budget plan for 2018-2020.

The outcomes of the verification of this document were later detailed by Chairman of the NA’s Committee for Financial and Budgetary Affairs Nguyen Duc Hai.

[Photos: Fourth session of 14th NA opens in Hanoi]

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien submitted a draft law on amendments and supplements to some articles of the Law on Physical Training and Sports.

This bill had been verified by the NA’s Committee for Culture, Education, Youth, Adolescents and Children, whose Chairman Phan Thanh Binh delivered the verification report during the plenary meeting.

After that, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh gave a report on the draft revised competition law, a verification report on which was later submitted by Chairman of the NA’s Committee for Economic Affairs Vu Hong Thanh.

On October 24 morning, NA deputies is set to discuss in groups the outcomes of the realisation of the socio-economic development and state budget plans in 2017, the plans on socio-economic development, state budget estimates and central budget allocation for next year, and the state finance-budget plan for 2018-2020.

They will have a plenary meeting in the afternoon to look into the draft revised law on forest protection and development and the personnel work.-VNA