At a recent meeting, Mr. Nguyen Van Nen, Secretary of the Party Committee of HCMC, suggested that instead of issuing specific policies, HCMC should propose to the Central Government to choose HCMC as pilot in implementing new issues. This is a totally new approach, different from what many leaders and experts have suggested in the past for HCMC.
The Standing Committee of the National Assembly, at the morning session of October 12, agreed to submit to the NA for permission to extend the validation of Resolution No.54/2017/QH14 on piloting specific mechanisms and policies to develop Ho Chi Minh City until the end of December 31, 2023.
According to the plan, the Ring Road No.3 project of Ho Chi Minh City and Ring Road No.4 project of the Hanoi Capital Region will be submitted to the National Assembly for consideration and decision on investment policy at the third session of the 15th National Assembly this month. Currently, both Hanoi and HCMC are determined to promote the projects.
Newly-established Thu Duc City, the first city within a city in the country, needs specific mechanism to make breakthrough for contribution to the country’s development, which is the most concerned issue for city dwellers.
HCMC People’s Committee on June 17 suggested that the city People’s Council should propose the National Assembly to have a specific mechanism for the southern key economic zone to gather resources for road infrastructure development.
Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan last night said that HCMC needs to have a specific mechanism and set up a working group to receive projects, initiatives and suggestions from overseas Vietnamese.
Ho Chi Minh City considered as the engine of growth in the country’s economy was speeded up by the National Assembly’s Resolution 54 on piloting specific mechanisms for HCMC which is expected to create a big new motive power for the city to solve congestion, develop faster and more sustainably and further contribute to the country, wrote City’s Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong in the New Year special issue of Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper.
Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung yesterday hoped that the National Assembly will approve the draft resolution on specific mechanisms for HCMC to develop more strongly, create breakthroughs and contribute more to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth.
After the Government submitted to the National Assembly a draft NA resolution about piloting specific mechanisms and policies for HCMC, Sai Gon Giai Phong reporters interviewed NA deputies and most of them agreed with mechanisms for the city to develop more strongly.
The Government’s Party Civil Affairs Committee this morning worked with the standing board of the HCMC Party Committee to review five years of implementing the Politburo’s Resolution 16 on HCMC development directions and missions by 2020 and discuss specific mechanisms for the city.