Bill on public investment under hot debate at National Assembly on May 28

Wednesday, 2019-05-29 10:12:52
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A NA deputy from Ho Chi Minh City speaks during a discussion on the 7th working day of the NA’s 7th session, Hanoi, May 28, 2019. (Photo: NDO/Tran Hai)
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NDO/VNA – The draft revised law on public investment was at the focus of attention at the National Assembly during the morning of May 28, the 7th working day of the NA’s 7th session.

After listening to a report of the NA Standing Committee on latest adjustments to the draft revised law on public investment, lawmakers discussed several contentious issues, with 20 deputies presenting their opinions.

At the end of the morning session, there were still different opinions on three issues, which were the criteria for classifying investment projects, the authority to consider and decide the list of mid-term public investment projects, and the duration for submitting and approving mid-term public investment projects.

The NA assigned the NA Secretary General, in coordination with the NA Committee for Financial and Budgetary Affairs, to collect NA deputies’ opinions on those matters.

In the afternoon, the draft law on general mobilization and the reserve force, and another on entry and exit of Vietnamese citizens were presented to the NA along with reports verifying the two bills, followed by group discussions.