The NA delegation was led by General Do Ba Ty, member of the Party Central Committee, Vice Chairman of the NA.
Senior Lieutenant General Le Quy Vuong, member of the Party Central Committee and leaders of the Police Department of Fire Prevention, Fighting and Rescue, received the NA delegation.
In the period of 2014 - 2018, the Department engaged directly in 9,612 fire incidents, guided thousands of people in fire incidents to escape and prevented fire from spreading to save a large number of assets worth over VND 600,000 billion. At the same time, the fire police force conducted 8,345 rescues, successfully saved 4,687 people and found 972 victims' bodies.
Delegates of the meeting discussed issues on the State management of fire prevention, fighting and rescue focusing on shortcomings and difficulties in the work of fire prevention, fighting and rescue as well as proposed solutions to enhance the efficiency of the State management in this field.
Speaking at the event, Deputy Minister Le Quy Vuong asked the fire police force to give advice to higher authorities on fire prevention and fighting standards, promote fire prevention and safety regulations dissemination, increase training of essential skills for people and raise public awareness of fire prevention and safety while improving the responsibility of ministries, agencies, and local authorities for state management of fire prevention and fight and strengthening inspection and examination of fire prevention and safety plans at agencies, offices, buildings, businesses, factories and private premises.
NA Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty urged the fire police force to pay more attention to fire prevention, develop concrete plans to respond to fire and explosion and promote Party and force building in the fire police force.