A proposal and a verification report on the National Assembly’s draft resolution on some specific mechanisms and policies for the development of HCMC were scrutinized during the ongoing fifth meeting of the 15th legislature on May 26 morning.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh today chaired a meeting with ministries, sectors and localities, discussing plans to invest in an expressway connecting Ninh Binh, Nam Dinh and Thai Binh, and another linking Dak Nong and Binh Phuoc province.
The HCMC Department of Transport is seeking the city People's Committee’s approval to implement the project, which will serve as a basis for neighbouring localities such as Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Long An and Ba Ria-Vung Tau to also participate.
After the case of Viet A Company, many officials were afraid of public procurement, leading to consequences such as a shortage of drugs and medical supplies. Dau Anh Tuan, Deputy General Secretary, Head of the Legal Department of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), said that more clearly contractor appointments for public procurement are needed because many businesses are still facing many difficulties when participating in bidding at localities.
On the afternoon of April 15, the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City invited businesses, and Information and Communication Technology experts to a meeting with city leaders expecting businesses and ICT experts to join hands in developing the city's digital transformation strategy.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on March 12 demanded favorable mechanisms be issued to facilitate public-private partnership (PPP) in infrastructure building, so as to boost the development of the Van Phong Economic Zone (EZ).
The economic recovery and development program, which will offer measures drastic enough to ensure its long-term efficiency, is expected to be carried out between 2022 and 2023 and could last longer depending on the pandemic and economic situation.
Green growth is significant to Vietnam and other developing countries, especially in the transitional period, according to Frédéric Nguyen, member of the Executive Board of the Belgium-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIBV).
The public-private partnership (PPP) framework in recent months has earned Ho Chi Minh City enough to solve traffic overload, and will be subject to major legal changes to better suit the city’s development goals.
Japan’s Aichi prefecture wants to participate in the project to build the Ho Chi Minh City-Long Thanh highway in the form of Public-Private Partnership (PPP), said the prefecture’s governor Hideaki Ohmura.
The tentative total investment for the North-South high-speed railway, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), is about US$ 26 billion, US$ 32.7 billion less than the previous proposal by the Ministry of Transport (MoT).
The public investment restructuring scheme in 2017-20 will focus on core sectors of the economy and major projects that give impetus to socio-economic development and promote public and foreign investments under public-private partnership (PPP) practice.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc agreed in principle with Ho Chi Minh City’s proposal on administrative decentralisation to a maximum possible extent during a working session in Hanoi on September 6 with the Standing Board of the municipal Party Committee.