The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee on August 13 approved a resolution to clarify vague definitions in the freshly-enforced Law on Planning.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) should be a national innovation centre and a pioneer in economic reform, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said at a teleconference on July 18.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked ministries and agencies to fix obstacles during the implementation of the Law on Planning so that slow planning doesn’t hinder socio-economic development.
Legislators passed the law amending and supplementing a number of articles of laws relating to the Planning Law on June 15, also the last working day of the fifth meeting of the 14th National Assembly.
National Assembly deputies gave opinions on reports on the verification and adjustments of the draft Anti-Corruption Law (revised) and a bill on the amendments and supplements to some articles of the Law on Physical Training and Sports on May 31 as part of their ongoing fifth session.
The Presidential Office announced six new laws at a press conference on December 14.
The Planning Law, if approved, will help remove planning overlap and reduce wastefulness, almost all lawmakers agreed.
Domestic and international experts joined representatives of non-governmental organisations and other stakeholders at a workshop in Hanoi on August 24 to exchange opinions on development planning in Vietnam and feedback on the draft Law on Planning.