From today, deputies to discuss the Economic and Social Policy Development Project

Raúl presides over the opening of the sixth period of sessions of the 7th LegislatureNational Assembly of People's PowerTHE National Assembly of People’s Power is to begin to discuss in its plenary session the Economic and Social Policy Development Project of the Communist Party and the Revolution. For such an important moment and having studied the document, the 430 deputies conveyed more than 700 proposals to the parliamentary secretary, which will serve as a basis for the discussions.

From today, deputies to discuss the Economic and Social Policy Development Project In yesterday’s session, presided over by President Raúl Castro, Marino Murillo Jorge, minister of economy and planning, gave a wide-ranging speech in which he analyzed the economic results of this year, outlined the projections for the 2011 economic plan and responded to questions and comments from a number of deputies.

Lina Pedraza, minister of finance and prices, detailed the updating of the country’s taxation policy.

The National Assembly began yesterday by recalling Alfredo Morales Cartaya, who died recently and was an outstanding revolutionary who devoted his life to the labor unions and the Communist Party.

As has been announced, Cuban TV’s “Roundtable” at 6:00pm and Cubavisión and Radio Rebelde at 9:20pm, will broadcast summaries of the debates of each session of the National Assembly.

Translated by Granma International

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