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Council set up to review Long Thanh int’l airport project

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently decided to establish the State Council to review the feasibility report for the first stage of the Long Thanh international airport construction project.

The Minister of Planning and Investment will chair the council, while a deputy minister of planning and investment will be vice chair. The council’s members will include leaders of concerned ministries and agencies.

Their rights and responsibilities are stipulated in the Government’s Decree No.131/2015/ND-CP dated December 25, 2015 guiding the country’s important projects and other regulations.

The council is allowed to hire domestic and foreign consultants to ensure independence and objectiveness.

The Ministry of Transport was asked to work with the Commission for the Management of State Capital at Enterprises to direct investors towards swiftly completing the feasibility report and arrange capital to review the report.