NA starts Q&A sessions at third meeting

Tuesday, 2017-06-13 04:18:46
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Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nguyen Xuan Cuong, is first to field questions on June 13 (Photo: Duy Linh)
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NDO/VNA – The 14th National Assembly began their question and answer (Q&A) sessions as part of its on-going third meeting, in Hanoi on June 13.

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nguyen Xuan Cuong, is first to field questions on June 13, with questions set to focus on the necessary measures to restructure agriculture effectively, improve the quality and competitiveness of products, protect and develop aquaculture resources and manage aquatic exploitation activities.

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Nguyen Ngoc Thien, is then expected to detail the management and licensing of art and culture activities, organisation of festivals, prevention of ethical degradation and preservation of cultural values and the improvement of tourism planning.

Minister of Health, Nguyen Thi Kim Tien, is set to talk about the measures needed to improve the efficiency of medical check-ups and treatment, along with the State management of drug prices and provisions at medical facilities and investment in grassroots healthcare to reduce the overload at centrally-run hospitals.

Finally, Minister of Planning and Investment, Nguyen Chi Dung, will present solutions to mobilise social resources for development investment, improve management to prevent wastefulness in public investment and clarify responsibilities of ministries and departments in implementing key national projects.

The Q&A sessions, which are scheduled to run until June 15, are broadcast live on the following channels, Voice of Vietnam, Vietnam Television, National Assembly and the parliament’s website at www.quochoi.vn.