MANDATE

  1. Provide guidelines and technical direction to central and local sectors, public and private sector enterprises within the Department’s mandates and responsibilities;
  2. Invite relevant parties, both domestic and foreign, to discuss their respective roles and responsibilities, and at the same time, participate in relevant committees and meetings together with other invited parties;
  3. Provide guidance, inspect, organize and adjust public investment projects proposed by central and local sectors, and consider, adjust and allocate funds for central and local sectors for each period to submit to higher authorities for consideration.
  4. Obtain summaries and reports on the implementation of the socio-economic development plans and public investment plans for each period as well as other necessary information from the central and local sectors for the formulation, management, and macroeconomic adjustment and evaluation of the implementation of the socio-economic development plans and public investment plans;
  5. Coordinate with central and local sectors to discuss, consider, and address any issues of projects that do not meet the goals, are not part of the plan and are ineffective. If necessary, these projects in question should be reported to higher authorities for consideration of temporary or permanent suspension;
  6. Study amendment of the legislations that are inconsistent, conflicting, and ineffective, as well as research and present new ideas on planning and management of the implementation of the socio-economic development plans and public investment plans to be responsive to the needs in each period for submission to higher authorities for consideration;
  7. Contact, negotiate, sign contracts and agreements with government, private sector, foreign and international organizations as agreed by the Minister of Planning and Investment.
  8. Coordinate with the Department of Organization and Personnel to propose to the Minister of Planning and Investment to consider establishing, improving or eliminating a division, project committee or task force within the Department of Planning’s purview;
  9. Coordinate with the Department of Personnel to propose to the Minister of Planning and Investment to consider appointing, promoting, dismissing, reshuffling, commendation, providing other benefits, and imposing a disciplinary measure on civil servants under the Department of Planning’s supervision;
  10. Propose the purchase of vehicles and equipment for the Department of Planning in accordance with the budget approved by the Minister of Planning and Investment and technical assistance projects supported by international organizations as agreed and assigned;
  11. Develop budget plans, manage and implement the Department’s annual tasks and activities in accordance with the goals and plans approved by the National Assembly, and propose payment of the projects assigned by the Government to the Department to manage based on the agreed plans and goals and on the basis of the regulations set out by the Ministry of Finance. Furthermore, summarize project monthly, quarterly and annual expenditures on a regular basis until completion of the project;
  12. Monitor the implementation of policies, laws, regulations, plans, programs, projects, practices, rights, duties and responsibilities of the organization, Director-General, Director and Deputy Director, and all staff members within the Department;
  13. Summarize the results of the monitoring and inspection, as well as propose measures and solutions to be undertaken for the consideration by higher authorities;
  14. Summarize the results of state inspection report and the results of inspection within the area of the Department’s responsibility and report to the Inspection Department of the Ministry of Planning and Investment on a regular basis;
  15. Study and consider the requests or proposals of staff members-civil servants under the purview of the Department on any action or decide on issues that violates the laws and regulations to propose solutions for higher authorities’ consideration;
  16. Study and propose staff management and staff building activities such as staffing needs planning, staff building planning, civil servants’ evaluation, staff statistics and biographies, organizational restructuring and staff positions within the Department for the submission to the Department of Organization and Personnel for consideration;
  17. Research and propose policy actions to employees such as commendation policies, promotion policies, salary grade adjustments, remuneration, pension, vacation and retirement;
  18. Protect Party members and staff from violating Party rules, state laws, and regulations of Departments and the Ministry of Planning and Investment.