Update: 16:21 | 19/06/2020
(BGO) - On June 18, the People's Committee of Bac Giang province held its regular meeting in June. Chairman of the Commitee Duong Van Thai and Permanent Vice Chairman Lai Thanh Son chaired the event.
According to a leader of the provncial Department of Planning and Investment, despite difficulties caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the province still achieved many important and comprehensive socio-economic development results in the first 6 months of the year. Economic growth was lower than the same period in previous years but still higher than the national average, estimated at 6.86 percent, ranking 8th nationwide.
Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Duong Van Thai chairs the regular meeting of the committee on the afternoon of June 18.
Total State budget revenue was estimated at 5.145 billion VND, or 50.5 percent of the estimate, up 3.4 percent year-on-year. Total disbursed public investment capital was higher than the same period, while socio-economic infrastructure continued to be improved.
The fields of education-training and public health care have seen better achievements. New-style rural building movement has recorded positive results. People's life was stable and gradually improved; while defense-security, social order and safety were guaranteed.
Participants said that the above results were achieved because right from the beginning of the year, the provincial People's Committee issued plans and actively set out tasks and solutions to effectively implement the resolutions of the Government and the provincial People's Council on socio-economic development and State budget estimate in 2020.
Many suggested the province continue to pay attention to carrying out measures to attract a new investment wave after the Covid-19 epidemic in order to both increase budget revenue and create jobs for workers. The locality should continue to remove difficulties for and support businesses to recover production and business activities.
Lai Thanh Son, Permanent Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee, concludes the regular meeting on the June 18 morning.
Participants also spent a lot of time discussing the report on the implementation of the State budget estimate for the first 6 months as well as tasks and solutions for the rest of the year.
Addressing the function, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Le Anh Duong stated that although the Covid-19 has been put under control, the risk of infection remains high. Therefore, the districts and Bac Giang city should not be subjective but continue taking measures to both prevent the pandemic and boost economic development. It is necessary to review those affected by the disease to ensure the delivery of support packages is completed in line with regulations before July 10.
Concluding the event, Permanent Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Lai Thanh Son emphasized that from now until the end of the year, agencies at all levels, sectors, districts and Bac Giang city should continue to realise the "dual goal" and support investment attraction and business-production promotion activities to spur economic growth.
Vice Chairman Le Anh Duong speaks at the meeting.
They need to strictly implement Directive No. 10 dated June 9, 2020 of the Chairman of the provincial People's Committee on measures to ensure the local budget balance in 2020, while focusing on carrying out solutions to improve the business and investment environment and the provincial competitiveness according to the conclusion of the Chairman of the provincial People's Committee in Notice No. 233 dated June 17, 2020.
The People's Committees of districts and Bac Giang city must urgently complete the allocation of capital for projects before June 30, 2020, and speed up site clearance for projects, especially industrial parks, industrial clusters, and urban areas, to create land funds to attract investment, as well as organise auctions to increase local budget revenue...