NA’s Second Extraordinary Meeting to Take Place from Jan 5 to 9

The second extraordinary meeting of the 15th National Assembly will open at 8am in Hanoi on January 5, which will be live broadcast nationwide by the Voice of Vietnam, Vietnam Television and Vietnam NA Television.

NA Deputy Secretary General Nguyen Truong Giang told a press conference in Hanoi on January 3 that the 15th National Assembly’s second extraordinary meeting will open on January 5 and close on January 9.

NA’s Second Extraordinary Meeting to Take Place from Jan 5 to 9
Opening the second extraordinary session of the 15th NA. Photo VOV

The NA Standing Committee, Government, agencies, individuals and organisations concerned have promptly prepared for contents to submit to the NA for consideration and approval at the meeting.

Before the opening ceremony, leaders of the Party, State, Vietnam Fatherland Front and NA deputies will pay floral tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum at 7:15am.

Earlier at 4pm on January 4, the NA convened a preparatory meeting.

Lawmakers listened to a speech delivered by NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue, and a report on collection and examination of feedback on scheduled agenda of the second extraordinary meeting which was presented by member of the NA Standing Committee, NA Secretary General and Chairman of the NA Office Bui Van Cuong, according to the VNA,

NA’s Second Extraordinary Meeting to Take Place from Jan 5 to 9
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue delivers a speech at the opening of the second extraordinary session of the 15th National Assembly. Photo VOV

During the sitting, legislators will consider and approve the revised Law on Medical Examination and Treatment and three Resolutions, including a Resolution on the National Master Plan for the 2021-2030 period with a vision to 2050, a Resolution on policies related to COVID-19 prevention and control and the continued use of certificates of circulation of medicines and medicinal ingredients which expired on January 1.

At the press conference. (Photo: VNA)
At the press conference. (Photo: VNA)

There is also a Resolution on supplementing the State budget estimate of foreign non-refundable aid in 2021, adjusting the budget estimate to ensure unused funds for regular operations of the General Department of Taxation and the General Department of Customs by the end of 2021, and adjusting refinancing plans of localities in 2022.

They will also consider personnel related to NA deputies and other personnel affairs within the authority of the legislature.

Head of the NA Standing Committee’s Board for Deputy Affairs Nguyen Thi Thanh said the NA Standing Committee is collecting opinions on personnel affairs from relevant agencies in line with the Law on Organisation of the NA and the meeting’s rules.

On January 4 afternoon, the NA Standing Committee will convene a plenary meeting to discuss and decide on personnel work to submit to the NA. The legislature will also convene a preparatory meeting to ratify the agenda of the extraordinary meeting, reported the baoquocte.

Three scheduled items within the personnel affairs include the dismissal of NA deputies, approval of resignations and approval of the proposal to appoint new personnel to replace those who were dismissed.

Later, they discussed and cast votes approving the agenda.

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