Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh chairs the Government’s regular meeting in September

On October 2, the Government held a nationwide online meeting to assess the socio-economic development in September and 9 months of 2021; perform a number of tasks and solutions for the socio-economic development in the remaining months of 2021; consider legislative construction projects and other important issues. Comrade Pham Minh Chinh, Politburo member, Prime Minister chaired the meeting.

At the province’s destination, the meeting drew the attendance of Mr. Nguyen Huu Nghia, member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee; Mr. Tran Quoc Van, Deputy Party Secretary, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee; comrades in the Provincial Standing Committee, leaders of the Provincial People's Committee.

Delegates attend the meeting at the destination of the province

At the meeting, the Government listened to the content on the Covid-19 epidemic prevention and control to discuss in-depth solutions for safe, flexible adaptation and effective epidemic control; the socio-economic situation in September and 9 months of 2021, key solutions in the last months of 2021 and the coming time.

The outbreak of the Covid-19 epidemic, which has spread rapidly on a large scale from the beginning of May, has continued to make a heavy and profound impact on all socio-economic aspects throughout the country. The Government and the Prime Minister have made many drastic instructions to promptly respond to the development of the epidemic, so now the situation has changed positively, the number of infections in the community has decreased. In particular, the number of deaths has decreased sharply, the epidemic is basically controlled in most of the localities, and the progress of vaccination is accelerated. Due to the impact of the epidemic on production and business activities, GDP in the third quarter has decreased by 6.17%, pulling GDP in 9 months of 2021 to an increase of 1.42% over the same period. The macroeconomy is maintained stably, inflation is controlled at a low level, major balances of the economy are ensured. Currency market and exchange rate are stable, market liquidity is smooth. The CPI in September has reduced by 0.62% as compared to August 2021; in 9 months it has increased 1.82% over the same period. Social security is particularly concerned in epidemic conditions. Social order and safety are guaranteed; defence and security are maintained…

In Hung Yen, with the efforts of the whole political system, the epidemic situation in the province is under control; the socio-economic development has attained positive results, in 9 months GRDP has raisen by 5.71%; budget revenue is estimated to reach over 13.4 trillion VND, up 21.9% over the same period last year. By September 30, the province has disbursed public investment capital of more than 3 trillion VND, reaching 96.4% of the plan assigned by the Prime Minister and reaching 59.5% of the local plan. Up to now, the province has completed 9 rounds of vaccination against Covid-19 with a total of 310,000 injections. Social security work is guaranteed; security and order situation is maintained...

Speaking at the meeting, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said: Perform a strategic roadmap to shift to: Safely and flexibly adapting and effectively controlling the epidemic, the health sector has sent a document to the provinces and centrally-run cities and requesting localities to consult with district and commune levels to study, contribute, supplement and propose construction solutions and guidelines suitable to specific conditions and current reality of the epidemic prevention and control.

To reopen the economy step by step, ensure the harmony between opening up and safety, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh requested ministries, branches, localities and special functional agencies pay attention to strengthening the leadership and direction of Party committees and authorities at all levels, especially at grassroots level; emphasize the leadership responsibility. To consolidate and develop the health system, especially the grassroots’ health care system; ready to strengthen mobile health care, ensure that people have early access to health care, from a distance, from the grassroots, so as not to overload the health system and create a health crisis. To minimize the number of deaths…

Ministries, sectors and localities, from the requirements of the epidemic prevention and control, and the socio-economic development, must make a roadmap for safe, flexible adaptation and effective epidemic control. To strive fiercely to achieve the highest goals and key targets of 2021 set out. At the same time, doing well the work of ensuring social security; maintaining political stability, ensuring national defense, security, social order and safety, creating favorable conditions for the quickly and sustainable socio-economic development.