Socio-economic affairs continue to heat up NA debate hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – A wide range of social and economic issues were deliberated at the ongoing second session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on November 3.

Lawmakers continued to confer about the 2016-2020 economic restructuring scheme, and the blueprints to spur social-economic development in 2016 and the following year.

They highlighted the role of the State in restructuring the economy and the overall goal of the State administrative reform in the 2010-2020 period.

Deputies proposed measures to improve the business investment climate, promote production, and speed up the equitisation of State-run businesses and social investment mobilisation.

Various matters under discussion included the development of the energy industry and tourism, the land use management and planning work, the significance of science and technology in economic reshuffle, environmental pollution, natural disasters response, and climate change adaptation.

The legislators also sought how to improve social welfare policies, especially in the fields of heath care and education.

The promotion of information and communication campaigns along with the establishment of social and cyber management systems is significant to ensure social and political order and safety, they said.

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung, and Minister – Chairman of the Committee for Ethnic Affairs Do Van Chien clarified a number of issues raised by the deputies.

On November 4, the National Assembly will touch upon the implementation of the national target programme on rural development between 2010 and 2015 in association with agricultural restructuring.-VNA