Giving a report at the meeting, Director of the Department of Planning and Investment Nguyen Manh Quyen said that in the first nine months, the city has posted the high growth rate. GRDP increased 7.33% in the third quarter and 7.17% in the first nine months; total number of visitors to Ha Noi fetched 19.7 million, up 9.2%; value of agriculture rose by 3.37%.
Additionally, the building of new style rural areas has been paid special attention. So far, four districts and 294 communes have met new style rural criteria; total investment in the first nine months was estimated at VND 219.44 trillion, up 10.3%; state budget revenue reached VND 166.2 trillion, accounting for 69.7% of the estimate, increasing 13.7%.
Similarly, the urban management and development has been strengthened. The infrastructure system has been maintained to supply enough power, clean water as well as ensure waste water treatment, environmental sanitation, street lighting, etc. The city is researching the building of urban administration and smart city.
In terms of socio-cultural development, many political and cultural activities have been organized solemnly and safely; 556 out of 1,883 online public services at level 3, 4 have been put into operation, accounting for 29.53%. Besides, over the past nine months, Ha Noi made greater gains in carrying out preferential mechanisms, policies for revolutionary contributors, social protection beneficiaries, and poor households.
It is expected that GRDP in 2018 will reach at least 7.35%; 19 out of 20 targets will be fulfilled and exceeded over the plan.
Giving opinions on the report, Secretary of the Party Committee of Tay Ho District Nguyen Van Thang proposed the Municipal People’s Committee to review and effectively carry out resolutions of the Municipal People’s Council, especially key projects in the area; pay special attention to social security and order.
Agreeing with the city’s socio-economic report, Hoang Manh Phu, Secretary of the Party Committee of Phuc Tho suburban district said that the district’s targets have been fulfilled and exceeded over the plan.
The district is trying its best to meet all new style rural criteria, he added.
Head of the Municipal People's Council's Section of Economy and State Budget Pham Thi Thanh Mai highly appreciated the city’s gained achievements in the first nine months of the year.
She asked the city to focus on non-state areas and handing over service land in the remaining months of 2018.
Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said that participants basically agreed with the report on socio-economic achievements in the first nine months and key missions in the last three months of the year.
He also noted that the Municipal People’s Committee will receive all delegates’ feedback to complete the socio-economic report as well as give specific solutions in an effort to fulfill all targets and tasks in 2018.