Vietnam’s ministers to be questioned on ethnic policies and crime

Saturday, 2018-08-04 10:59:31
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A meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee
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NDO - The National Assembly Standing Committee (NASC) will question ministers over ethnic policies and crime issues at its upcoming 26th session scheduled to take place from August 8 to 13.

Details of the agenda were released by the National Assembly Office on August 3.

The first group of queries concerns ethnic minorities’ access to basic social services, production and vocational training support, job creation and sustainable poverty reduction in ethnic regions.

The questions are to be primarily taken by the chairman of the Committee for Ethnic Affairs, who will be supported by Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh and leaders of a number of relevant ministries.

The second group of issues to be questioned includes social order in major cities and industrial parks, the crackdown on crimes against individuals, and economic, drug and hi-tech crimes, which fall under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Public Security.

During the six-day meeting, the NASC will also discuss amendments to the laws on education, the people’s public security force, corruption prevention and amnesty.

Supervision on the implementation of the policies and laws on the management and use of foreign loans during the 2011-2016 period will also be part of the NASC’s agenda in the 26th session.