National Assembly deputies continued their discussion on the implementation of the 2013 socio-economic development plan and plan for 2014 during the November 1 working session.

They also reviewed the progress of the master plan on economic restructuring and the 2011-2015 socio-economic development plan, while deliberating orientations and solutions to realise the country’s socio-economic development goals by 2015.

During the session, deputies focused on the Government’s use of economic stimulation packages and fiscal policies, credit growth, bad debts, public investment and tax-related issues.

Other topics discussed included medical ethics, healthcare, health insurance, the implementation of poverty reduction policies towards ethnic groups and comprehensive poverty reduction solutions.

Environmental impacts of hydroelectric projects, the improvement of local management in agriculture, farmers and rural areas, national security and defence, the protection of sea and islands and policies towards the armed forces were also tabled.

In the afternoon, deputies discussed in groups the draft Notary Public Law (amended) and the hydroelectric master plan.

On November 2 morning, the NA is scheduled to look into the implementation of the State budget estimates for 2013, the State budget estimates and central budget allocation in 2014, the three-year implementation of the 2011-2015 national target programmes and the plan to issue supplementary Government bonds in the 2014-2016 period.

In the afternoon, the deputies will discuss in groups the implementation of laws and resolutions adopted by the 13 th National Assembly.-VNA