National Assembly Office urged to better its consultation role

Tuesday, 2021-01-05 17:01:36
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Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan speaks at the meeting.
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NDO – Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has urged the NA Office to continue renovating and improving the work of advising and serving the legislature’s operations.

Addressing a meeting of the office in Hanoi on January 5, the top legislator said 2020 marked a dynamic, effective and innovative year for the NA with a large number of laws and resolutions promulgated and many important policies promptly considered, meeting the urgent requirements of society.

She lauded the significant contributions made by the NA Office to the NA’s proud achievements over the past year, emphasising that the Office will have many important tasks in 2021 – a transitional year between the two tenures.

NA Chairwoman Ngan asked the Office to urgently grasp and implement the Resolution of the upcoming 13th National Party Congress, as well as the resolutions adopted by the Party Central Committee, the NA and the NA Standing Committee through specific, relevant and highly feasible working programmes.

General view of the meeting.

The Office should focus on bettering its consultation role to serve the review of the 14th tenure of the legislature, while coordinating with the relevant agencies to carefully prepare for and successfully organise the election of deputies to the 15th NA, and guide the election of deputies to all-level People’s Councils (2021-2026 term), ensuring these important political events are held in a democratic, lawful, safe and economical manner, she said.

The NA leader urged the Office’s attention to the continued renovation and arrangement of its apparatus, ensuring the criteria of “streamlined, efficient and effective”, and to the building of a contingent of qualified cadres and civil servants in terms of both professional capability and political ethic.

The Office was also asked to study and further accelerate the application of information technology in advising and serving the activities of the NA, NA bodies and NA deputies, as well as developing and completing the electronic NA and electronic NA Office as soon as possible.

On the occasion, the NA Office presented the Government’s Emulation Flag, the Prime Minister’s certificates of merit and emulation titles to collectives and individuals who exhibited outstanding performances in 2020.