NA Chairwoman works with Lai Chau
Saturday, 2017-03-11 03:48:34
NDO—National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan asked that the northern province of Lai Chau to make greater efforts to improve the lives of local people by utilising the province’s assets in agriculture, forestry and animal husbandry, and to employ technological advances to turn out high-quality products.
She made the request while working with key provincial leaders on March 10 to discuss the province’ socio-economic development, defence and security situation as well as the development of the Party and political system.
Speaking at the session, NA Chairwoman Ngan praised the local Party Committee, authorities and people for recent progress in various fields, especially in the construction of new-style rural areas. In 2016, 20 communes in Lai Chau met all new-style rural area criteria, up 25% compared to 2015.
The NA Chairwoman noted that the province should continue to adopt comprehensive measures to lift residents out of poverty in a rapid and sustainable way.
More attention should be paid to improve its infrastructure, especially roads and power, in order to fuel its socio-economic development, she noted.
Also on March 10, NA Chairwoman Ngan paid a visit and presented gifts to officers and soldiers of Pa Tan Border Station in Pa Tan Commune, Sin Ho District and presented gifts to a number of outstanding policy beneficiary families in Lai Chau province.