Chairman of Can Tho City People’s Committee Mr. Tran Viet Truong: ‘Very interested in inviting investors’


Chairman of Can Tho City People’s Committee said that the locality is the ‘smallest’ so it must pay great attention to inviting investors with specific jobs.

On March 1, Can Tho City People’s Committee held a regular meeting in February with departments and localities to listen to the report on the socio-economic situation in February, deploying tasks in March 2023.

Chairman of Can Tho City People’s Committee Mr. Tran Viet Truong assessed that in February and the first two months of 2023, the socio-economic development situation, ensuring national defense and security in the city took place synchronously and grew over the same period last year.

Mr. Tran Viet Truong, Chairman of Can Tho City People’s spoke at the meeting. Photo: NHAN NAM

Along with that, the city continues to face many difficulties such as the almost frozen real estate market, difficult consumption of agricultural products, innovative but not specialized tourism products, a poor living standard for a part of the population. difficult, especially in the suburbs. Advice on implementation of resolutions on socio-economic development is still slow…

Faced with that situation, the head of the City People’s Committee asked the directors of departments, branches and chairman of the District People’s Committee to continue to perform the assigned tasks.

Specifically, the implementation of central resolutions on city development and key projects of the central and city such as Vinh Thanh Industrial Park (VSIP) project, Center for linking production, processing and consumption of products. agricultural products in the Mekong Delta, highway projects, key traffic works, effectively building resettlement residential areas…

The scene of February regular meeting of the People’s Committee of Can Tho City. Photo: NHAN NAM

According to Tran Viet Truong, of the five central cities, Can Tho is the “smallest”, with domestic revenue of more than 11,000 billion VND.

“Compared to the 5 cities, we are still far behind! Therefore, we must be very careful and pay great attention to inviting investors. First of all, it is necessary to effectively implement public investment. Next, invite investors to implement investment projects outside the budget. There is no difference between non-budget investment and public investment because these are all sources of investment for the development of the city” – Chairman of Can Tho City People’s Committee said.

Since then, Mr. Truong said that the shortcomings in the past time are limitations related to the handling of documents and administrative procedures under the jurisdiction of departments, branches and the City People’s Committee.

The city’s President suggested that these agencies pay great attention to solving them quickly, concisely and accurately. Besides, it is necessary to immediately overcome the loss of time in coordinating the settlement of work between departments and branches, between departments and localities and central agencies.

Assign the Department of Natural Resources and Environment to assume the prime responsibility for, and coordinate with districts to strengthen the inspection and supervision of waste collection activities, to ensure that no environmental pollution occurs, to strictly handle organizations that do not comply with regulations about the treatment and collection of waste…

The people’s Committees of districts and relevant agencies strengthen the inspection and examination of unauthorized and illegal construction works, resolutely dismantle and forcefully return the original status quo…


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Translated by Gia Nguyen

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