PSNews - The existence and operation of karaoke bars meet the general need of local people and visitors but safety for the community, especially in crowded cities must be first, according to Secretary of the Hanoi Municipal Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai.
|Mr. Hoang Trung Hai responds to the press
He shared the view on the sidelines of the ongoing 2nd session of the National Assembly of the 14th term.
Also on the sidelines of the National Assembly (NA) session, lawyer Nguyen Chien, NA Deputy from Hanoi highly spoke of the city authorities’ moves in response to recent fire incidents.
The lawyer insisted that the authorities have the legal right to postpone businesses for a period of time when they do not strictly follow the laws, and that measure is appropriate amid serious fire accidents in recent time, causing huge human and material losses.He said that such a decision must be seen as part of the comprehensive and necessary approach to protect the community and the very businesses..
Regarding Hanoi recent decision, the Secretary of the Hanoi Municipal Party Committee clarified that Hanoi had not decided to stop the operation of karaoke bars but is delaying the license granting for new bars.