The Transport Ministry has just proposed that Deputy PM Tran Hong Ha direct localities to urgently increase the exploitation capacity of stone, soil, and sand mines to serve the needs of North – South Expressway project in the 2021-2025 period.
The Ministry of Transport on October 25 requested investors and relevant units to speed up the progress of the construction project of Dai Ngai bridge linking the Mekong Delta provinces of Tra Vinh and Soc Trang, which will help shorten the travel distance between the Mekong Delta and HCMC.
A delegation of officials of the competent department led by Deputy Minister of Transport Le Anh Tuan on October 3 had a working session on the planning, socialization project of investment, and exploitation of Chu Lai Airport with the People’s Committee of the central coastal province of Quang Nam.
The Transport Ministry has just released Notice No.347-TB-BGTVT about the conclusion of Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The at the meeting regarding investment methods for the two important railway projects of Bien Hoa – Vung Tau and Thu Thiem – Long Thanh.
Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The suggested the Commission for the Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC) to delegate the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) to install a video surveillance system in front of Tan Son Nhat International Airport to ensure traffic safety and security at the airport.
Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The has issued a document suggesting the Ministry of Finance consider the adjustment of transport fees and charges from now until the end of 2022 due to the fuel price increment and impact of past Covid waves.
The Ministry of Transport has asked the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) to coordinate with airlines to deal with the airline tickets that are so overpriced in peak periods during Tet holidays.
It is planned that VND420,000 billion (US$18.4 billion) will be allocated to traffic projects from 2021-2025. Except for the regular maintenance expenses, there will be over VND80,000 ($3.5 billion) per year for traffic facilities construction. Such a large sum has raised concern in the community as to the implementation capacity, progress administration and quality control of those projects. SGGP News has conducted an interview with Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The regarding these matters.
The Ministry of Transport has launched a temporary guidelines on transport activities under the Government’s resolution No. 128/NQ-CP on the Interim Regulation on safe and flexible adaptation and effective control over the Covid-19 pandemic and the decision No. 4800/QD-BYT of the Ministry of Health, issuing the Interim Guidance for implementation of the Government’s Resolution No. 128.
The Ministry of Transport (MoT) has asked provincial and municipal authorities to ease the travel of laborers at seaports so as to avoid the disruption of production and supply chains amid the Covid-19 pandemic.