The bill comprises 88 articles and 10 chapters.

N.A. Vice Chairman Nguyen Duc Hai speaks at the event.

Head of the N.A.'s Committee on Science, Technology and Environment Le Quang Huy said full-time deputies of the committee agreed on the need to issue the revised Law on Water Resources to institutionalize the Resolution on the protection of environment, natural resources, climate change adaptation, disaster prevention and mitigation adopted by the 13th National Party Congress.

N.A. Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue proposed adding the important function of water resources in disaster prevention and mitigation, such as flood drainage, storage, regulation, flooding prevention, protection corridors, and supplementing the concept of flood drainage corridors.

He also suggested reviewing regulations on the calculation of water resources taxes in line with regulations on taxes and prices.

Source: VNA