The Government has recently issued Resolution No.01/NQ-CP on key measures to carry out the 2021 socio-economic development plan and State budget estimate.
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Hanoi (VNA) – The Government has recently issued
Resolution No.01/NQ-CP on key measures to carry out the 2021 socio-economic
development plan and State budget estimate.
According to the Resolution, the year 2020 was considered
more successful than 2019 and the most successful in the past five years.
Despite the serious impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and natural disasters, the
country fulfilled the twin goal of fighting the pandemic and restoring
socio-economic development, ensuring social welfare and achieving economic growth
of 2.91 percent.
About eight directions, the Government will make thorough
preparations for the successful organisation of the 13th National Party
Congress and election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and the
People’s Councils at all levels for the 2021-2025 tenure.
It will take drastic actions to effectively realise the
2021-2025 socio-economic development plan and 2021-2030 socio-economic
The Government will synchronously and effectively combine
fiscal, monetary and other policies to stimulate demand, tackle difficulties in
production and trade, promote growth while maintaining socio-economic stability
and controlling inflation, stepping up economic restructuring in tandem with
renewing growth model.
It will continue improving the quality of socialist-oriented
market economy institutions, discipline and effectiveness in building and completing
the legal system, renewing national governance in a modern way, building a
streamlined, efficient and effectively law-governed socialist State, as well as
enhancing the efficiency of the fight against corruption, wastefulness and the
settlement of complaints and denunciations.
About administrative reform, focus will be given on ensuring
efficiency in combination with speeding up national digital transformation,
supplying public services to create a pro-business environment, thus promoting
start-ups and innovation.
At the same time, the Government will strongly uphold
cultural value and brainpower of the Vietnamese people, provoke aspiration for
national development and pride, push forward basic and comprehensive reform of
education-training, develop high-quality human resources and science-technology
to make breakthrough in improving economic competitiveness, hasten the transfer
and mastery of new and strategic technologies, ensuring social welfare and
improving people’s lives; strengthening natural resources management, environment
protection and fight against disasters and epidemics in adaptation with climate
The Government will continue perfecting a synchronous and
modern socio-economic infrastructure, especially in transportation, energy,
major urban development, climate change response; strongly develop digital
infrastructure to lay a foundation for digital socio-economic development. It
will also step up the progress of key projects and works of national
importance, regional connectivity projects, ensure the security of water
resources and safety of water reservoirs, and uphold the role of key economic
regions and major urban areas.
Together with the task of ensuring national
defence-security, the Government will boost external activities and global
integration; firmly safeguard independence, sovereignty and territorial
integrity and an environment of peace and stability for rapid and sustainable
development; improve the country’s stature on international arena.
The Government is set to well perform communications to
strengthen public trust and consensus, uphold the power of great national unity
and accomplish set socio-economic targets.
On 11 key measures, the Government will continue flexibly
and effectively fulfilling the dual goal of fighting the pandemic and
developing socio-economy in a new normal status.
It will also develop marine-based economy, hasten new rural
development, improve the efficiency of mass mobilisation and enhance
coordination with the Vietnam Fatherland Front, socio-political and mass
organisations, among others.
Next year, the Government set the goal of achieving the growth
of 6.5 percent in gross domestic product, increasing labour productivity by
nearly 4.8 percent and health insurance participation to around 91 percent. The
rate of multi-dimensionally poor households is expected to fall by 1-1.5
Over 90 percent of urban dwellers will be given access to
clean water while around 91 percent of industrial and processing areas will
have concentrated wastewater treatment systems. The forest coverage will reach
about 42 percent./.