Accelerating budget collection and public investment capital disbursement
On September 13, Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Minh Lam chaired the regular August meeting to evaluate the socio-economic development situation in August and deploy directions and tasks for the remaining months of the year. Attending the meeting were Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc; representatives of provincial and local departments, branches.
Provincial People's Committee's regular August meeting
In August, the economic situation achieved many positive results in most fields. Agricultural production continues to be closely directed and focused; The province's key crops grow stably, the planting area increases; Aquaculture continues to have positive results; African swine fever occurred in a household in Chau Thanh district, but measures were taken to promptly control to prevent it from spreading on a large scale.
Industrial production continues to recover; The industrial production index increased by 14.83% over the same period. Public investment is focused and directed drastically, disbursement rate is quite high; 3 key projects and the program to mobilize all resources to build a synchronous transport infrastructure system to serve industrial and urban development in the province's key economic region are focused on implementation and achieve the set progress. Commercial and service activities continue to develop strongly; Total retail sales of goods and services increased 6.57% over the same period. Export turnover surged strongly, increased 47.8% over the same period.
Besides the achieved results, the province's socio-economic situation in August still has some shortcomings, such as a sharp decrease in import turnover compared to the previous month and the same period; The work of compensation, support, resettlement and site clearance still has many problems, the results have not met the set requirements (paid for 246.4 hectares/927.5 hectares, reaching 26.56%); Budget collection is lower than the same period; Diseases such as hand-foot-mouth, chickenpox, tuberculosis and HIV increased sharply over the same period; The situation of political security, social order and safety is sometimes complicated; etc.
Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc speaks at the meeting
Speaking at the meeting, Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc said that in the coming time there will be many opportunities and challenges, therefore, departments, branches and localities need to proactively find solutions to adapt. At the same time, he requested that local offices need to promote their role in advising leaders in removing obstacles and creating conditions for businesses to invest, especially always serving people and businesses.
In addition, localities need to well implement Directive No. 48, dated March 15, 2023 of the Provincial Party Committee's Standing Committee on strengthening the Party's leadership over state management of land, investment, construction and administrative reform in the province; actively preventing and combating corruption and negativity; innovating the way thinking and doing; promoting the spirit of self-reliance, dynamism and creativity.
Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Minh Lam concludes the meeting
Concluding the meeting, Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Minh Lam requested departments, branches and People's Committees of districts, towns and cities to drastically implement key solutions for economic development based on their functions and tasks assigned by the Provincial People's Committee.
Besides, all the units have to speed up the progress of budget collection in the last months of the year; focus on disbursement of public investment capital so that by the end of September, at least 80% of the capital plan will be disbursed; accelerate compensation and site clearance, especially key projects in the province, strive to completely resolve 16 projects with lingering problems in 2023; focus on collecting and treating solid waste and implementing approved waste treatment projects; accelerate the implementation progress of projects under the Program to mobilize all resources to build a synchronous transportation infrastructure system to serve industrial and urban development in the province's key economic region and 3 important projects of the province, especially in site clearance work; continue to monitor, urge and coordinate with central agencies to deploy investment in Ring Road 3 and 4 through the province; focus on removing difficulties and obstacles in key investment projects; continue to strengthen propaganda for the Fall-Winter rice crop; proactively implement measures to prevent and respond to landslides during the rainy and flood season; etc./.
By Staffs - Translated by Q. Thien
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