Havana, Jul 19.- Deputies of the National Assembly of People’s Power, working in ten standing committees, yesterday July 18, began their individual study of the first draft of the proposed new Constitution, following a presentation outlining fundamental features.
They also addressed internal issues related to organizing their committee work during the second half of the year.
The Economic Affairs Committee discussed a report by the Minister of Finances and Prices on the 2017 state budget settlement, and will present their evaluation to the plenary on Saturday.
This is the first period of ordinary sessions of the Ninth Legislature, which has held two extraordinary sessions. On the agenda is approval of a draft proposal for Constitutional reform, which will next be submitted to popular discussion and modification, and subsequently a referendum vote. (Taken from Granma)