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NA standing committee holds October meeting

(KPL) A monthly meeting for October of the National Assembly's Standing Committee was held in Vientiane yesterday, under the presidency of Mrs. Pany Yathortou, President of the National Assembly.
During the session, the standing committee's members discussed and considered the draft action plan for the 8th session of the seventh National Assembly and the direction for holding the mid-term meeting for the National Assembly. They also considered amnesty for current prisoners, the issue of resolution by National Assembly regarding the Namfai hydropower construction project in Saysomboun province, and preparation for holding the Regional Parliamentary Seminar on promoting child nutrition in Asia.

During the meeting, attendees also considered a proposal for improving the organizational structure of the National Defense and Security Commission, the proposal to appoint a judge for the people's Supreme Court, Vice Chairman, and judges for the courts on the local level.

The meeting also heard a report on the activities and achievements made by the NA office in the past month, especially the purchasing procedure for the 35th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary General Assembly, and situation on personnel improvement of NA office.

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