Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong to meet voters of District 1 - Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong to meet voters of District 1 - Website Ho Chi Minh City
On May 12, Mr. Nguyen Thanh Phong, Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee met with voters from two wards including Tan Dinh and Da Kao, District 1.
On behalf of candidates of HCMC’s election unit No1, District 1, Mr. Nguyen Thanh Phong received frank and sincere viewpoints from voters in building HCMC a modern-civilized-sentimental city with better living quality.
He said illegal sidewalk encroachment is not only occurred in District 1 but also in other districts in HCMC. This is a hot issue that HCMC has worked with leaders of 24 districts and Department of Transport to seek solutions.
Regarding to social order and security, Mr. Phong said leaders of HCMC have worked with Director of HCMC Department of Public Security and chairmen of 24 districts to reduce crimes and offenses. With a high determination of HCMC Department of Public Security, crime rate has been significantly reduced to bring peace of mind to local people.
The city also pays a special attention to urban renewal and considers it as one of its seven of breakthrough programs in the next tenure. Especially, the city gives priority to solutions for households living alongside canals. In the last 20 years, 36,000 households have been relocated; the left 26.000 are still living alongside canals. It needs loans from ODA and socialization source to solve completely this problem because it requires a quite large investment capital while the city’s budget is very limited.
The city also emphasizes in training human resource, it has been carrying out a program of improving quality of human resource in both political system but for every sector to meet the demand of development.
Regarding to administration reform and anti-corruption, Mr. Phong said an authority for people, serving people and respecting people requires a continuous determination for fighting against corruption.
Mr. Phong affirmed the city will thoroughly handle corruption and bureaucracy; train a skillful management team with good morality and self-motivation.; enhance transparency and responsibility, establish public service disciplines and promote administration reform.