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Vietnamese lawmakers hold fourth session of 13th National Assembly

10-22-2012 15:07 BJT

HANOI, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- Over 500 deputies of Vietnam's 13th National Assembly (NA) gathered here on Monday for their fourth session to discuss the country's legislative and socio-economic issues.

Addressed the opening ceremony, NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said that Vietnam has gained remarkable achievements in curbing inflation, ensuring social security, maintaining appropriate growth rate in line with renewing the growth model and economic restructuring.

Amid complicated global economic situation, Vietnam is faced with risk of slow economic growth and high inflation, and needs to implement strict measures in building foundation for sustainable development, said the top legislator.

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung delivered the government's report on the country's socio-economic development in 2012 and plans for 2013, stressing the government's determination in implementing measures to fulfill the NA-set targets.

During the 26-day session, the NA deputies will discuss and approve two resolutions, nine draft laws including anti-corruption law (amendment), give opinions to six draft laws and draft amendment to the 1992 Constitution.


Editor:James |Source: Xinhua

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