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National Assembly of People's Power
A plenary session of deputies to the National Assembly of People's Power is to receive a report this Monday on the progress of the house building program.

This meeting is the first in a week of activities by this legislative body, which ends Friday with its ordinary period of sessions.

In todays session, parliamentarians will listen to speeches from high-ranking officials of agencies responsible for executing the plan aimed at improving the islands housing situation.

On the other hand, representatives from the Ministry of Labor and Social Security are to detail the advance of resolutions in that sphere.

These relate to resolutions drafted in relation to labor discipline and working hours, backed by the recent Central Organization of Cuban Trade Unions Congress as instruments favorable to increased productivity.

The Productive Activity Commission is to debate sugar cane production and the situation in the dairy industry, as well as achievements in the supply of animal protein.

José Luis Rodríguez, minister of economy and planning, who heads the Economic Affairs Commission, is to talk on economic objectives for 2007 and evaluate achievements in this area in 2006.

All the commissions are to discuss the national budget resolution for 2007, to be approved in the Ordinary Session Plenary on December 22.

Translated by Granma International

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