Mr. Nguyen Khac Dinh, Vice Chairman of the National Assembly, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Head of the National Assembly delegation of Khanh Hoa province have just chaired the Standing Meeting of Khanh Hoa Provincial Party Committee to listen to the report on the progress of adjusting the master plan of the economic zone. Van Phong Economic Zone and Scheme on mechanisms and policies for this economic zone development.
A corner of Van Phong bay. This is the second time, the Standing Committee of Khanh Hoa Provincial Party Committee listened to the Provincial People’s Committee reporting the progress of implementing the project of adjusting the general planning of Van Phong economic zone and the project on development mechanisms and policies of this economic zone. As proposed by consulting units, Van Phong economic zone has a total area of more than 150,000 hectares, of which the mainland and islands account for half. The consultant proposed to add an area of about 3,500 ha in Xuan Son commune, Van Ninh district and about 1,500 ha of sea reclamation. Compared to the planning approved in 2014, the planning adjustment project defines the goal of building Van Phong economic zone into a dynamic economic center to develop new and high-level industries, with a focus on high-end integrated tourism services, modern entertainment technology with casinos. Van Phong Economic Zone Management Board pledged to finalize the project to adjust the general planning for construction of Van Phong economic zone, and to be appraised and approved in June.
Mr. Nguyen Khac Dinh, Vice Chairman of the National Assembly, Secretary of the Khanh Hoa Provincial Party Committee said that the progress of adjusting the general planning project to build Van Phong economic zone was slow compared to the planned plan. The project needs a long-term vision, but it must have flexibility and openness to exploit and maximize the potentials and advantages of the Van Phong area. Mr. Nguyen Khac Dinh suggested Khanh Hoa provincial departments and branches soon set up a Task Force to coordinate with the Management Board of Van Phong Economic Zone, integrate the planning of Van Phong economic zone into the general planning of Khanh Hoa province.
Mr. Dinh said: “The problem of specific policy mechanisms should be to put the issue of this is a region with rare potentials and advantages of the country but currently it is still very difficult, far from the centers, roads are not available, services are not available, electricity and water are lacking. The potential has not been exploited, so now want to exploit must pay attention to investment, there must be specific mechanisms and policies to promote advantages and potentials to contribute to the province, to the region, to contribute to the whole country. It is not advisable to put the issue of having 19 economic zones, all areas are favorable, this area must be more favorable to have investors come, not acceptable”.
Source: ndh.vn – Translated by fintel.vn