City�s government agencies to work on Saturdays
From early February, all state agencies in HCM City under the
management of the city, district and commune-level people�s committees will work
on Saturday mornings, except for holidays and Tet (lunar new year), to
solve necessary administrative procedures for people following a decision of the
According to the decision recently signed by Chairman of the HCM
City People�s Committee Le Hoang Quan, there will be 14 types of administrative
procedures to be addressed on Saturday mornings.
They include notarization, birth and death certification,
granting and changing of identity cards, granting, changing and renewal of
passports and visas for Vietnamese and foreigners, marriage procedures, business
registration, granting and adjustment of house ownership and land use right
certificates, goods export and import procedures, and others.
(HCM City, February 15, 2008)