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17/07/2019 - 22:02

15th meeting session of Long An provincial People's Council IX officially opened

On July 17, the 15th meeting session (the 2019 mid-year meeting) of the People's Council of Long An Province IX (the term of 2016 - 2021) was officially opened.

Provincial Secretary, Chairman of Provincial People's Council - Pham Van Ranh makes a speech at the meeting

According to the Provincial Secretary, Chairman of Provincial People's Council - Pham Van Ranh, in the first 6 months of 2019, despite many difficulties, thanks to the efforts of the political system and the people, the province's socio-economy developed positively and achieved many important results. In which, economic growth rate reached 9.89 percent (year plan is 9.6 percent). Agriculture, forestry and fishery sector increased by 2.17 percent; industry and construction increased by 14.65 percent; and trade and services sector increased by 7.5 percent.

Breakthrough programs and key projects of the Resolution of the Xth Provincial Party Congress have been drastically implemented, achieving many positive results. National target program for rural construction has been implemented on schedule. The review of compensation projects, site clearance, investment attraction and support for major projects have been focused. 

Delegates vote to approve the session program

Besides, there are some limitations and difficulties. To be more specific, agricultural production achieved good growth but has not been sustainable and stable. Compensation and site clearance have not met the needs of the projects. Some issues of security, social order have not been ensured, especially crimes in social order, and so on. 

Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Provincial People's Council - Pham Van Ranh asked the delegates to focus on discussing and contributing ideas to make the right decisions in order to meet the requirements and aspirations of the people and contribute to promoting the socio-economic development of the province in the coming time.

The meeting is taken place for 2 days (July 17 and 18)

The meeting is taken place for 2 days (July 17 and 18) with many important contents such as report on activities in the first 6 months and target for the last 6 months of 2019 of the provincial Standing People's Council; results of compliance with policies and laws in the implementation of industrial and residential infrastructure investment projects in the province, and voters' opinions before the meeting and supervision report the results of resolving voters' opinions before the 15th meeting session.

The provincial People's Committee will submit proposals to issue a resolution on credit support policies to encourage enterprises to invest in agriculture and rural areas; policies to link agricultural production and consumption as well as plan to allocate medium-term reserve fund 2016-2020 of the National target program on new-style rural area building.

The Standing Committee of the Provincial People's Council, the Provincial People's Committee, the boards of the provincial People's Council note and explain the issues of the provincial People's Council delegates. The provincial Standing People's Council will run the questioning session and answer questions about the contents at the meeting./.

By Staff writers - Translated by Pham Ngan

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