According to the NA Office, the committee is scheduled to scrutinise some debatable issues of the draft law amending and supplementing some articles of the Law on Public Investment, and the draft revision of the Law on Tax Management. These drafts had been discussed previously at the parliament’s sixth session in late 2018. The NA Standing Committee will listen to the Government’s report on the outcomes of the collection of public opinions on the draft revised Law on Education. They will also look into issues related to the Vietnam National University-Hanoi project in the city’s Hoa Lac area.
The 35th meeting of Viet Nam-Cuba Inter-Governmental Committee was held in Ha Noi on October 2, 2017, under the chair of Vietnamese Minister of Construction Pham Hong Ha and Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz – Photo:baoxaydung.com The meeting aims to review the implementation of outcomes of the 35th meeting, evaluate the bilateral cooperation in 2018 and propose activities for further cooperation in fields of agriculture, industry, health, finance-banking, information technology and communications, irrigation, education, culture, sports and other contents. The 35th meeting convened in Ha Noi on October 2, 2017, under the chair of Vietnamese Minister of Construction Pham Hong Ha and Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz. At the meeting, both sides pledged to create favorable conditions to speed up the implementation of investment projects, and discuss cooperation possibilities in potential aspects such as tourism and medical tourism. A new trade agreement and the protocol on capital disbursement and financial management of the cooperation in rice production development for 2019-2023 were inked on November 11, 2018 on the occasion of resident of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of Cuba Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez’s official visit to Viet Nam. By Thuy Dung