Deputy PM Hai urges measures to reduce land-related complaints

Wednesday, 2014-12-31 16:34:44
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NDO – Deputy PM Hoang Trung Hai has asked the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) to work out effective measures to reduce the number of complaints related to land.

The Deputy PM made the request at a meeting on December 31 reviewing the performance of MONRE in 2014.

Hai said he evaluated highly the efforts by MONRE in the past to in strengthen State management of natural resources and environment, notably the formulation and promulgation of documents guiding the implementation of the 2013 Land Law.

He also praised MONRE for its effort to tackle the unplanned exploitation of natural minerals.

The Deputy PM said MONRE and local authorities should find more appropriate and effective solutions to addressing land seizure, site clearance, compensation and resettlement in order to minimise land disputes.

Hai also called for the ministry to develop projects and programmes to mitigate the impact of climate change in the Mekong River Delta.