Lawmakers discussed several draft laws at the ongoing second session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on November 7.
In the morning, deputies heard a report on the draft revised law on technology transfer delivered by Minister of Science and Technology Chu Ngoc Anh, and a report on verifying the draft revised law by Head of the Committee for Science, Technology and Environment Phan Xuan Dung.
Deputies also discussed the draft law on foreign trade management, with focus on the state management of foreign trade, technical and quarantine measures, trade protection.
In the afternoon, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien presented a draft revised law on tourism, which was later verified in a report delivered by Chairman of the NA Committee for Culture, Education, Youth, Adolescents and Children Phan Thanh Binh.
The deputies discussed the draft law on management and use of weapons, explosives and supporting tools.
They focused on prohibited behaviours; principles on management and use of weapons, explosives and supporting tools; researching, manufacturing, producing, trading, repairing weapons and import-export activities; and responsibilities of relevant agencies and individuals in collecting, classifying, protecting, destroying weapons, explosives and supporting tools.
Later, the deputies heard the draft resolution on socio-economic development plan for 2017, and adopted the Resolution.
On November 8, the deputies will discuss in groups a draft law on irrigation and a draft revised law on tourism.
They will hear a report verifying a draft law on support to small- and medium-sized enterprises, discuss a draft revised resolution on amendments and supplements to some articles in Resolution No. 55/2010/QH12 on exemption and reduction of agricultural land use tax; and adopt a resolution on economic restructuring from 2016-2020.VNA