Director of Hanoi’s Department of Internal Affairs Vu Thu Ha said during the first nine months of 2020, Hanoi has been focusing on addressing issues of the business community, as well as improving the business/investment environment, promoting innovative startups and investments; improving the public satisfaction in the performance of administrative units, public services; enhancing the city’s ranking in the Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI), Satisfaction Index of Public Administration Services (SIPAS), the Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI), among others.
Notably, in order to continue enhancing the sense of responsibility of public servants, Hanoi would continue to streamline the apparatus for greater efficiency in operation.
Director of Hanoi’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Chu Phu My said in the coming time, more efforts are needed to fight the African Swine Fever, natural disaster, and promoting new-style rural areas.
Vice Director of Hanoi’s Department of Industry and Trade Tran Thi Phuong Lan said as the business community is facing severe impact from the Covid-19 pandemic, the city should have more supporting policies to local enterprises, especially those with high potential.
Vice Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy requested districts/wards and units to aim for the highest socio-economic targets in 2020, at the same time drafting development plan for next year.
Quy added at the present, Vietnam has put the Covid-19 under control, with 47 days without reporting any new cases.
Nevertheless, Quy expected administrative units to continue raising public awareness against the Covid-19 pandemic, including wearing face masks in the public and complying with safety regulations.
Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Chu Ngoc Anh highlighted the efforts of local authorities in the first nine months of 2020, adding the city has achieved positive results in pursuing the dual target.
In the January - September period, the city’s economic growth expanded at a rate of 1.54 times higher than the national average.
Anh expected administrative units and local authorities to take greater responsibility in realizing their respective targets, in turn contributing to the city’s development.