Vietnam’s top legislature focuses on urgent issues

Ta Dung Lake in the province of Dak Nong province, Vietnam. (PHOTO / VNA)

HANOI, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) — The second extraordinary meeting of Vietnam's 15th National Assembly (NA) opened on Thursday, discussing "important and urgent" issues of the Southeast Asian country.

The deputies will review the resolution on the national master plan for 2021-2030, with a vision towards 2050, amended law on medical examination and treatment and the implementation of some specific policies for COVID-19 prevention and control, Vietnam News Agency reported on Thursday, citing NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue.

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They will also discuss personnel matters including new appointments for some government positions, Hue said. "The extraordinary meeting is a normal activity of the NA to meet the urgent requirements of reality."