PM attends investment promotion conference in Hậu Giang


VIETNAM, July 17 –

HẬU GIANG — Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính attended a conference on promoting investment in the Mekong Delta province in Hậu Giang on Saturday.

He commended the efforts made by the authorities and the population in the nearly 20 years since the creation of the province to overcome the most difficult times.

Hậu Giang brings together many favorable factors and has great potential and benefits for socio-economic development, especially in agriculture, logistics, energy and tourism, Chính pointed out.

He expressed the hope that the province can take advantage of the policies dedicated to the Mekong Delta region and turn the potential into resources for socio-economic development, so as to improve people’s lives.

The Prime Minister also suggested several areas where businesses should invest in Hậu Giang, such as socio-economic infrastructure development, especially traffic infrastructure investment and urban development; industry, in particular energy, processing, manufacturing, food industry; high technology and organic farming; tourism; logistics; and information technology.

He asked Hậu Giang to coordinate closely with ministries, sectors and other localities to anticipate investment flows to create a breakthrough and new motivation for rapid recovery and sustainable socio-economic development, and prepare to meet the higher demands of businesses and investors.

The Prime Minister also called on investors to implement their commitments and cooperation agreements, assume their responsibility for environmental protection and create a safe, friendly and harmonious working environment for workers.

He affirmed that the Vietnamese government is committed to creating a better and more favorable business and investment environment.

Prime Minister Chính also attended the presentation of investment certificates to 12 projects in Hậu Giang Province, with a total capital of VNĐ 19 trillion ($810 million); and witnessed the signing of Memoranda of Understanding on Investment Cooperation and Investment Intent with 10 investors, with a total capital of over VNĐ204 trillion.

On this occasion, state-owned companies also presented VNĐ 28 billion to finance the construction of schools and provide gifts to people who have rendered service to the nation in Hậu Giang province. —VNS


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