The meeting saw the attendance of Politburo member Hoang Trung Hai, Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee and Head of the National Assembly deputy delegation of Hanoi; Nguyen Duc Chung, member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee and Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee; Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc, Deputy Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee and Chairwoman of the Municipal People’s Council; Nguyen Lan Huong, Chairwoman of the Hanoi Fatherland Front Committee, Head of the Municipal Party Committee’s Commissions for Mass Mobilization.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Chairwoman of the Municipal People’s Council Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc said that Hanoi has made great gains over the first quarter of 2019.
Accordingly, the city’s economy posted a high growth rate. Gross regional domestic product (GRDP) reached 6.99%. Hanoi ranked the ninth among 63 provinces and cities in the country in the 2018 provincial competitiveness index (PCI).
Moreover, the city has strengthened the implementation of the year of improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the political system while ensuring social welfare, and successfully organizing many cultural, political and diplomatic events, contributing to promoting the images of peaceful, elegant and civilized capital city.
Delegates at the meeting.
According to the Chairwoman, at this session, the Municipal People’s Council will have deeper discussion about a number of issues under its competencein fields of education and vocational training, traffic infrastructure, irrigation – dike, national defense – security, among others.
Chairwoman of the Hanoi People’s Council Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc speaks at the meeting.
Additionally, the Municipal People's Council will conduct the personnel work under its jurisdiction.
Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc urged deputies of the Municipal People’s Council to raise the sense of responsibility during discussions to fulfill the important work, meeting the expectations of voters and local residents.