City leaders said the city budget ratio is retained decreased from 23% to 17% in the period 2017 to 2020 is not appropriate, in the context of the city is facing many challenges.
Speaking at a discussion organized by the National Assembly on 22/10, the HCM City Party Committee Secretary Dinh La Thang said that the city is facing huge challenges in matters such as traffic congestion, flooding .. ., do not have enough resources to solve. For example, Tan Son Nhat airport forecasts 2020 25 million passengers, but this year is expected to welcome 32 million visitors.
“Overloading the heavens, the earth,” he said and added that the people are suffering every city submerged by the tide, but because of rain flooded program against 97,000 billion “do not know where to look.”
HCM City Party Committee Secretary since, the last mission of the Government to work with the Department of Planning & Investment were surprised when the agency office of the rundown city, so cramped. “Commission headquarters there from the French, the Party headquarters building extensions,” he said.
Stating the fact “austerity” of HCMC, Secretary Thang said that the city was not called suffering that must analyze, assess the true state to propose to the National Assembly, how to share the latest water and also to take care of “locomotive” to speed faster.
According to deputies Nguyen Thi Determination (Deputy Secretary of Party Committee, Chairman of the HCM City People’s Council), the proportion of the city’s budget is retained decreased from 23% to 17% in the period 2017 to 2020 (down 5%) is ” dramatically reduced. ”
Mr. Dinh La Thang said the Standing Party Committee discussed and saw a decline of 2% is appropriate, “clearly has no investment return is hard to grow it.”