NA Standing Committee’s 33rd meeting opens

The National Assembly Standing Committee opened its 33rd week-long meeting in Hanoi on Wednesday.

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan told delegates that the committee is scheduled to give opinion on nine bills, including the draft law on exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens, draft law on reserve forces and conscription, the draft revised law on securities, and the draft law on adjustments and supplements to a number of articles of the Law on Cadres and Public Servants and the Law on Public Employees. Chairwoman Ngan urged the Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs to quickly finalize the amended draft Labor Code to match Vietnam's international commitments. She said:The National Assembly Standing Committee will comment on several issues of the amended Labor Code in May session. Vietnam has pledged to revise the Labor Code in accordance with its international commitments and free trade agreements.

During the session, the National Assembly Standing Committee will discuss a report on the supervision of the enforcement of laws and policies on land planning, management and use in urban areas, since the 2013 Land Law took effect to the end of 2018. They will also give opinions on the Government's report on the practice of thrift and the fight against wastefulness in 2018.

On Wednesday, delegates examined the adjustment of administrative boundary of five communes, the dissolution of one commune in Dong Nai province's Long Thanh district, and the establishment of five wards in Long Khanh town and Long Khanh city in Dong Nai. Another topic of discussions was amendments and supplements to the Law on Insurance Business and the Law on Intellectual Property.

Source: VOV5