HCMC focuses on resolving civil matters

Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan emphasized on solving civil matters in the city while chairing the 32nd meeting of the 10th-tenure municipal Party Committee yesterday.

Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan (R) shakes hands with delegates at the meeting (Photo: SGGP)

Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan (R) shakes hands with delegates at the meeting (Photo: SGGP)

He requested to termination of long delayed projects, stagnant projects including new zoological and botanical garden and northwest urban area project in Cu Chi District.
To projects temporarily delayed because of inspection including Thu Thiem urban area, Mr. Nhan asked to check and resolve difficulties for enterprises to go on.
Regarding to the year’s historic high tide and flooding and air pollution in the city, the Party Chief asked the city People’s Committee, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Department of Health to give information of long-term anti-flooding solutions and air pollution.
When it comes to specific solutions, he required a determined implementation of administrative reforms in connection with the smart city building as well as focus on carrying out the National Assembly’s Resolution 54.
Ho Chi Minh City will insist on the government’s approval of an additional industrial park and the city’s suggestion on land reclamation, site clearance and compensation to ensure city dwellers’ rights.
Last but not least, Mr. Nhan stressed the conference highlight is solutions for socio-economic matters in the last months of the year to finish its goal. The result will pave the way for the 11th-tenure municipal Party Committee meeting.
Regarding the city’s socio-economic development in first nine months of the year, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen reported that the city’s economic growth in the first nine months of 2019 reached 7.81 percent (whereas it was 7.89 percent last year).
In nine months, the State budget revenue topped VND287 trillion, fulfilling nearly 72 percent of the yearly projection. The total retail sales of goods and services rose 11.9 percent over the same period last year.
However, the city is also facing some challenges such as low growth of commerce, tourism, realty, education and training plus low disbursement in public investment ( just at 36 percent).

By staff writers – Translated by ANH QUAN

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