Cuban Parliament will debate economic plan after the pandemic | News


Cuba’s social and economic strategy to be implemented after the pandemic will occupy this Saturday the debates of the fifth extraordinary session of the National Assembly of People’s Power, to be held at the Convention Center in Havana.


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The deputy prime minister and head of Economy and Planning, Alejandro Gil, is expected to present the economic results of this stage to Parliament. In addition, he will announce the planning to be fulfilled during the rest of the current year.

The meeting will last until May 16 and will evaluate the administrative management of government entities.

The Parliament is made up of 605 deputies who will debate eight bills that expand the legal scope of the 2019 Constitution.

In addition, the debates will be organized by commissions. For example, in the Agri-food Commission and the Economic Affairs Commission, they will discuss the strategies followed by the Business Group of the Agri-food Industry with respect to the concerns regarding the Dairy and Meat Industry.

Compliance with the Economic Strategy in terms of trade, gastronomy and services, as well as details on Mypimes (medium and small companies), non-agricultural cooperatives, and Decree Law 35 “On Telecommunications, Information Technologies and Communication and the use of the Radioelectric Spectrum”, will be the topics presented in the Services Attention Commission.

Special attention will also be paid to issues related to education in the face of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the budgets of the National Program against Racism and Racial Discrimination, the Program for the Advancement of Women, and reports on the state of Homes. of Children without Family Protection.

Another of the most important moments will occur with the presentation of the results of the popular consultation on the Preliminary Draft of the Family Code that will be taken to a referendum.

Last Friday, the 11 permanent work commissions of the National Assembly of People’s Power analyzed issues on the government agenda as a prelude to the legislative session this Saturday.

The first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and president of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, attended the previous session, as well as the country’s vice president, Salvador Valdés Mesa, who was in charge of the Agrifood and Foreign Affairs Commission. constitutional and legal

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