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.
Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment Rodrigo Malmierca Diaz and Vietnamese Construction Minister Pham Hong Ha (sitting, left) sign the meeting’s minutes (Photo: VNA) Havana (VNA) – The 36th meeting of the Vietnam-Cuba Inter-Governmental Committee concluded in Havana, Cuba on November 30. Addressing the closing ceremony, Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment Rodrigo Malmierca Diaz said that the two sides agreed on a number of measures to enhance the efficiency of the committee, continue boosting trade growth and create favourable conditions for Vietnam’s investment in Cuba. The minister, who is chairman of the Cuba sub-committee, said that the measures also aim to implement agreements reached between the two countries during the visit to Cuba by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong in March 2018 as well as the visit to Vietnam by President Miguel Diaz Canel Bermudez last October. Meanwhile, chairman of the Vietnam sub-committee and Construction Minister Pham Hong Ha noted the new contents in the meeting’s minutes, which he said are in line with the specific orientations given by leaders of both sides as well as the development demands in each country. At the closing ceremony, representatives of the Vietnam Institute for Urban and Rural Planning and the Cuba Physical Planning Institute signed an agreement on cooperation in implementing a protocol on measures for construction planning and planning management to optimise development resources of coastal economic zones. During his stay in Cuba, Minister Ha and the Vietnamese delegation paid a… [Read full story]
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