In attendance were member of the Party Central Committee, Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung; Standing Vice Chairman of the Municipal People’s Council Nguyen Ngoc Tuan; Vice Head of the National Assembly deputy delegation of Hanoi Bui Huyen Mai; among others.
At the meeting, local voters were pleased at the achievements that Vietnam has attained in fields of politics, economy, national defense, foreign affairs, culture and science and technology, among others.
The voters said they opposed incorrect and distorted views on the Party and State sea and island policies, which aimed to erode public confidence in guidelines and policies of the Party and State.
Regarding anti-corruption, the voters suggested that the Party and State need to take stronger solutions to punish corrupt officials, recover lost assets and close existing legal loopholes to prevent corrupt acts.
Many voters pointed to the lack of laws and law drafting skills, adding that many laws need to be amended only shortly after promulgation. They urged the State to perfect laws drafting skills to ensure law enforcement.
Raising their concern over environmental pollution, especially polluted water in Da river, the voters of Tay Ho and Hoan Kiem districts asked the Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment to timely deal with the matter to ensure public health.
They also voiced their concern about personnel work, civil servant staff downsizing, construction delay of Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway; slow disbursement of public investment, among others.
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung explains several concerned issues.
At the meeting, Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung explained several concerned issues under the authority.
According to Chung, Hanoi has worked with many corporations and firms from developed countries to settle environmental pollution in the city.
The city has made a plan on solutions to improve local residents’ living standards. They include installing monitoring stations; collaborating with German scientists to handle water pollution in lakes; offering policies to encourage all locals to stop the use of beehive-shaped coal bricks by 2020; among others.
A voter raises his concern at the meeting.
Regarding contaminated water in Da river recently, Hanoi has conducted initial tests which showed the levels of styrene in the water were 1.3-3.6 times higher than normal, Chung said, noting that the city will strictly handle the incident.
Chung also said that Hanoi authorities have demanded that Hoa Binh and local police find the truck and the driver that illegally discharged used oil into the environment.
The Chairman also exchanged further with the National Assembly deputies and voters on slow disbursement of public investment; the construction delay of Cat Linh - Ha Dong urban railway, policies for the poor, among others.
On behalf of the NA deputies, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong thanked the voters for their constructive opinions.
He informed the voters about outcomes of the Party Central Committee’s 11th plenum that took place from October 7-12.
Regarding personnel issue of the 13th National Party Congress, the Party leader said the Politburo has issued some regulations in order to curb negative phenomena in the personnel work with a view to selecting competent and worthy people for the Party leadership.
He also said corruption prevention and control is a long-term, difficult and complex combat that requires joint effort of the entire political system and the public.
On the occasion, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong urged Hanoi to pay attention to comprehensive economic development along with cultural affairs, civilization, moral and ensuring peaceful and stable environment.