In the morning, Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung presented a draft Resolution on piloting special mechanisms and policies to serve Ho Chi Minh City’s development. Chairman of the NA Finance-Budget Committee Nguyen Duc Hai delivered a report examining the draft Resolution. Lawmakers later discussed in groups the revised Law on National Defence and the above-mentioned draft Resolution. In the afternoon, Hai presented a report on acquiring public feedback on the draft Resolution on State budget allocation in 2018. NA Deputy Secretary General Le Bo Linh delivered a draft Resolution on State budget allocation in 2018 with 4 articles and 8 appendixes, which was ratified at the event. The legislators debated a scheme on building several highways on north-south route to the east for 2017-2020. Transport Minister Nguyen Van The also clarified several relevant issues. As scheduled on November 15, the legislature is due to adopt the revised Law on Forest Protection and Development, discuss the amended Law on Competition and the draft Law on amendments and supplements to several articles of the Law on Physical Training and Sports.