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PM suggests Ba Ria-Vung Tau develop logistics, transport connectivity

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has suggested the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau focus on developing logistics services, infrastructure; national, regional and global transport connectivity, green and hi-tech industry and agriculture, culture and tourism.

During a working session with the provincial authorities on December 18, PM Chinh asked the province to improve human resource training, diversify resources for development, step up administrative reform and digital transformation to build digital administration.

In the immediate future, the province needs to drastically and effectively perform interm regulations on safe and flexible adaptation to and effective control of COVID-19 pandemic in accordance with Resolution No.128/NQ-CP, considering it an important and urgent task from the early 2022, he said.

The province was asked to strengthen the building and rectification of the Party, a strong, transparent and innovative political system while improving personnel quality to meet development demand.

He basically agreed with the province’s proposals such as accelerating the Cai Mep Ha logistics centre, piloting the open port mechanism at Cai Mep container port complex, building Bien Hoa – Vung Tau expressway, and preparing for Bien Hoa – Vung Tau railway project.

During working sessions with CEO of Ho Tram Project Co.Ltd Walt Power and CEO of Long Son Petrochemical Co.Ltd Tharna Sanee, Chinh committed all possible support for them to do business effectively in Vietnam. He also suggested them invest in the priority field of green and hi-tech industries in the country.

In the morning the same day, the PM attended a ceremony marking the 30th anniversary of the province’s establishment.

At the event, he handed over the first-class Independence Order, the noble distinction of the Vietnamese Party and State, to the province's Party Committee, authorities and people in honour of their achievement in socialism building and national defence.

Earlier, he offered incense to war hero Vo Thi Sau at a memorial dedicated to her in Dat Do district./.