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The National Assembly plans to question members of the Government in 2.5 days

The year-end session of the National Assembly is scheduled to take place from October 20 to November 13 and will spend 2.5 working days questioning Government members.

On the morning of October 13, the Standing Committee of the National Assembly gave opinions on the preparation of the second session of the 15th National Assembly.

General Secretary of the National Assembly Bui Van Cuong said that the total working time of the National Assembly is expected to be 17 days, divided into two phases. Phase one takes place 11 days (October 20 to November 1); The second phase is 6 days (November 8 to November 13). The questioning will take place from the morning of November 10 to noon of November 12.

According to Mr. Cuong, some delegates and agencies proposed to replace the questioning sessions at this meeting with the activity of “listening to the people’s constitution” through delegates to come up with solutions to restore production. business, shifting socio-economic life to a new normal. However, in the session program, through the general report on voters’ recommendations, and speaking at the socio-economic discussion session, the delegates conveyed the people’s opinions to the National Assembly.

The questioning activity at the session is a form of supervision, demonstrating the companionship of the National Assembly and the whole political system, especially the Government, to focus on solving difficulties and finding effective solutions. in epidemic prevention and control, production and business restoration, and social security assurance…”, Mr. Cuong said.

The Secretary-General of the National Assembly asked the delegations and each delegate to propose questions. Up to now, 54 delegations and three delegates have sent documents stating 59 groups of issues.

General Secretary, Chairman of the National Assembly Office Bui Van Cuong. Photo: Media QH

Currently, the epidemic situation in Hanoi has been basically controlled, so the Secretary General of the National Assembly proposed to arrange the Hanoi delegation to attend the meeting at the National Assembly House. The National Assembly deputies were divided into 72 groups for discussion. In which, 10 groups at the National Assembly House include more than 200 delegates working in Hanoi. 62 groups in the remaining 62 localities with nearly 300 delegates.

According to the plan of online meeting combined with concentrated meeting, the voting for approval of draft laws and resolutions (at the second phase) still applies the form of electronic voting, especially the approval of the meeting agenda (at the second round of voting). preparatory session) will apply voting via software installed on the iPad.

In the case of a full-term online meeting, the Secretary-General requested the Standing Committee to report to the National Assembly for the application of voting via software installed on the iPad for draft laws and resolutions; at the same time, it is recommended to reserve the option of voting by show of hands and secret ballot.

At the second session, the XV National Assembly is expected to consider and approve two Law projects and five draft resolutions (according to the process at one session), including: Law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Law on Statistics ; Law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Criminal Procedure Code; Resolutions on a number of specific mechanisms and policies for Hai Phong city development; Nghe An province; Thanh Hoa; Hue; The resolution stipulates the organization of online court hearings.

The National Assembly also considered and commented on five bills: Mobile police; Cinema (revised); Law on Insurance Business (amended); Emulation and commendation (amended) and the Law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Intellectual Property Law.

Hoang Thuy

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Many businessmen have been elected to the 15th National Assembly

50% of business candidates are elected and nearly half come from the private sector.

On the afternoon of June 10, the National Election Council held a press conference to announce the list of 499 National Assembly deputies. Among these, 15 businessmen – representing state-owned enterprises, private enterprises and business associations – were elected as deputies to the 15th National Assembly.

In this period, there are 7 business people who were deputies to the National Assembly of the XI, XIII and XIV courses. The rest participated for the first time and won the election. A female delegate who self-nominated and became a member of the 15th National Assembly is Ms. Khuong Thi Mai – Managing Director of Nam Sung Vietnam Aluminum Co., Ltd (Nam Dinh).

Among the successful entrepreneurs, only two are under the age of 40, Ms. Viet Ha – Director of Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Tuyen Quang branch (Agribank Tuyen Quang) and Mr. Nguyen Duy Thanh – Deputy Chairman of Ca Mau Business Association. Ms. Ha is also the youngest businesswoman to be elected this time (36 years old).

The “oldest” businessman among the elected is Mr. Nguyen Van Than – Chairman of Vietnam Small and Medium Enterprises Association (66 years old).

There are 5 people representing the state-owned or state-owned enterprises, reducing by half compared to the number of elected candidates for the XIV term.

The faces of businessmen elected to the 15th National Assembly. Graphics: Ta Lu

Share with VnExpress, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dinh Xuan Thao – former director of the Institute for Legislative Studies emphasized that the participation of entrepreneurs in all economic sectors, especially the private sector, is “an important driving force of the economy”. . This contributes to the process of institutional building, supreme supervision and decision-making on important issues of the country.

On the other hand, businessmen in parliament will reflect the closest wishes of businesses and people, as well as the impact in changing and amending mechanisms and policies of the National Assembly that are not practical. This is the foundation to help businesses develop more firmly.

Formerly a member of the XII and XIII National Assembly, Mr. Thao noted that businessmen need to “cast roles” clearly as a representative of the people and a businessman. As part-time deputies, the working time is less than full-time deputies, but the National Assembly deputies who are businessmen need to “devote adequate time to the activities of the National Assembly”.

“Businessmen who are members of the National Assembly need to overcome personal interests. They also need to avoid the fact that when they run for office, they come up with a convincing program, but in the end it’s ineffective, just to polish their name, create a position to do personal business as a member of the National Assembly”, emphasized Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dinh Xuan Thao.

In this aspect, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dinh Trong Thinh – Senior Lecturer at the Academy of Finance also said that businessmen in the parliament reflect their own breath – entrepreneurs, but also for national and people’s purposes. race they represent.

After announcing the election results, the National Election Commission and Election Commissions at all levels continue to receive complaints and denunciations about election results and settle them within 30 days to have a basis to confirm the election results. accept the status of a candidate.

The National Election Council is expected to meet on July 12 to consider the results of settlement of complaints and denunciations (if any); passed a resolution on certifying the status of a member of the XV National Assembly, carrying out procedures for granting delegate cards and reporting to the National Assembly at the first session (expected to open on July 20).

Mr. Minh