THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom – Happiness
Hanoi, August 28, 2021
On the plan on support for electricity customers through reduction (the fifth time) in electricity bills and electricity prices
Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government dated June 19, 2015; the Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Organization of the Government and the Law on Organization of Local Administration dated November 22, 2019;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 138/2016/ND-CP of October 1, 2016, promulgating the Working Regulation of the Government;
At the proposal of the Minister of Industry and Trade in Document No. 523/BC-BCT of August 23, 2021, proposing support for electricity customers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic through reduction (the fifth time) in electricity bills and electricity prices;
Based on Government members’ opinions in their opinion collection sheets attached to the Government Office’s Document No. 2362/VPCP-KTTH of August 24, 2021,
Article 1. To agree to the plan on support for electricity customers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic through reduction (the fifth time) in electricity bills and electricity prices as proposed by the Ministry of Industry and Trade in Document No. 523/BC-BCT of August 23, 2021.
To assign the Ministry of Industry and Trade to assume the prime responsibility for, and coordinate with the Ministry of Finance and related agencies in, organizing the implementation of the plan according to the law-specified order and procedures and relevant regulations, ensuring stringency, proper beneficiaries, and avoidance of abuse of the policy for personal gain; and take the entire responsibility for the reported and proposed contents and data.
Article 2. This Resolution takes effect on the date of its signing.
Article 3. The Minister of Industry and Trade, the Director General of the Vietnam Electricity and heads of related agencies shall implement this Resolution.
On behalf of the Government
For the Prime Minister
The Deputy Prime Minister
Le Minh Khai