Government News In Brief 3/5
PM receives J.P. Morgan Chase's chairman
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc expected that the U.S. J.P.Morgan Chase & Co. will make more contribution to enhancing the relationship between Viet Nam and the U.S. in the upcoming time at his reception for J.P. Morgan Chase's chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon on May 3 in Ha Noi.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives J.P. Morgan Chase's chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon, Ha Noi, May 3, 2018
The PM hailed the role of J.P.Morgan in the international financial market and its active investment and cooperation activities in Viet Nam, especially in the process of equitizing Viet Nam’s large corporations.
The Vietnamese Government always facilitates the successful operations of U.S. corporations and businesses, including J.P.Morgan, in Viet Nam, the PM asserted.
Viet Nam has continuously improved the investment environment, encouraged U.S. large corporations to launch their operation in the nation in fields of finance, banking, energy and high-tech, he said, proposing J.P.Morgan call on more U.S. enterprises to invest in Viet Nam.
Mr. Jamie Dimon expressed his hope to launch long-term operation in Viet Nam through providing best financial services for partners, businesses and credit organizations.
He supposed that the Vietnamese Government is on the right track in developing the economy, especially restructuring the banking system and equitization, adding that the corporation is willing to join hands with the nation in the process.
Pocketbooks of Communist Party Manifesto introduced to public
“Manifesto of the Communist Party” and the “Read the Manifesto of the Communist Party”
The Tre Publishing House on May 3 introduced the pocketbook versions of the “Manifesto of the Communist Party” and the “Read the Manifesto of the Communist Party” to mark the 200th birth anniversary of German philosopher Karl Marx (May 5) and 170 years since the manifesto was born.
With the size of 9x12.5cm, the small edition provides readers with easier access.
The Manifesto of the Communist Party is an 1848 political pamphlet by German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. It is an essential document for those who want to learn about Marxism.
The version is published by the Tre Publishing House in Vietnamese and English.
Meanwhile, the “Read Manifesto of the Communist Party” work, compiled by Associate Professor and Doctor Vu Tinh, former Vice Rector of the Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City’s University of Social Sciences and Humanities, provides an overview of the manifesto.
This is the remake of the “Study the Manifesto of the Communist Party” work compiled by the Ho Chi Minh City Youth Union and scientists, and first introduced in 1998.
Senior leaders meet with voters ahead of National Assembly session
Head of the Central Inspection Commission Tran Quoc Vuong and voters of Yen Bai province
Conferences have been held in a number of provinces during which the senior leaders, who are also National Assembly (NA) deputies, met with voters in their constituencies.
In the northern province of Yen Bai, Head of the Central Inspection Commission Tran Quoc Vuong stated that the Party and State will continue to develop the transport infrastructure in the northwestern region.
He also received many proposals from the local voters on earmarking capital for essential projects and improving the infrastructure in mountainous northern provinces.
In the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, Head of the Central Commission for Mass Mobilisation Truong Thi Mai informed voters of the country’s socio-economic situation and promised to hand over their petitions to the relevant agencies.
Meanwhile National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong met with voters in the northern province of Son La.
She briefed the citizens on the agenda of the upcoming parliamentary session and praised the local authorities in overcoming difficulties to accelerate the socio-economic development in the early months of 2018.
The NA leader also asked the local government to focus on clean and hi-tech agriculture, in addition to its strength in tourism.
Standing Vice Chairwoman meets voters in Son La
NA Standing Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong speaks at the meeting
Politburo member and National Assembly (NA) Standing Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong met with voters in Moc Chau district of the mountainous northern province of Son La on May 2, prior to the fifth session of the 14th NA.
At the meeting, the delegation of deputies for the 14th NA from Son La province briefed voters on the results of the activities of the delegation at the fourth session of the 14th NA as well as the contents and agenda for the up-coming fifth session.
The voters proposed that the Government and the Ministry of Transport consider the construction of the Hoa Binh - Moc Chau expressway before 2020, as well as upgrading National Highway No.43.
They also suggested some issues related to housing support for national contributors.
Standing Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong welcomed and appreciated voters’ open and constructive suggestions, promising to submit their ideas and recommendations to the National Assembly, Government, and other relevant agencies for due consideration and to find solutions.
She urged local authorities to listen to the voters’ aspirations, work out proper solutions in line with the law, and enable people to fulfil their function of supervision in various fields, which contribute to socio-economic development and national defence and security.