Adjustment project of Van Phong Economic Zone construction plan to be submitted in September

Saturday, 31/07/2021, 23:12 [GMT+7]

Adjustment project of Van Phong Economic Zone construction plan to be submitted in September

Up to now, the consulting unit has completed 90% of the volume of dossiers of the adjustment scheme of the general construction planning of Van Phong Economic Zone. It is expected that the project will be completed and submitted at the Khanh Hoa Provincial Party Committee Conference in September this year.
 
According to information from the Management Board of Van Phong Economic Zone, currently, the dossier of tasks for adjusting the general construction planning of Van Phong Economic Zone has been transferred by the National Institute of Urban and Rural Planning to the Ministry of Construction. The Ministry of Construction has a document to collect opinions from central ministries and branches, which is expected to be completed before August 15. After that, the Ministry of Construction will set up a Council to appraise the dossier; the leader of the provincial People's Committee will be invited to participate as Vice Chairman of the council. In the current epidemic situation, the Ministry of Construction is expected to hold an online appraisal meeting with central agencies and the provincial People's Committee.
 

 

A view of Van Ninh district in Van Phong Economic Zone
A view of Van Ninh district in Van Phong Economic Zone
 
 
 
According to the plan, Van Phong Economic Zone Management Board will collect opinions of the residential community and experts before July 30, complete the planning project according to the comments of the departments, branches and units before August 10, and send to the Planning Steering Committee of the province for comments before August 30. The consulting unit will edit and complete according to the direction of the Steering Committee, submit it to the Party Personnel Committee of the Provincial People's Committee to report to the Standing Provincial Party Committee before September 3; edit, complete and submit the project to the Provincial Party Committee at the Provincial Party Committee meeting scheduled to take place in September.
In order to speed up the progress, Van Phong Economic Zone Management Board has deployed the Adjustment Project of Van Phong Economic Zone General Construction Plan synchronously with the task of planning adjustment. 
 
Over the past time, the consulting unit has focused on accurately assessing the adjusted planning area, and providing information about the adjustment task and the adjustment project of Van Phong Economic Zone general construction planning to integrate into the planning of the province... In the planning project, 5 priority industries have been proposed, including: fisheries industry, tourism, logistics, shipbuilding, and energy.
 
According to Nguyen Trong Hoang - Head of Van Phong Economic Zone Management Board, up to now, the consulting unit has carried out about 90% of the volume of planning adjustment project documents (including general explanations and drawings). On June 18, the Management Board issued a document to collect opinions from 21 agencies and units in the province and organize criticism, and sent it to McKinsey & Company Vietnam Co., Ltd. for comments.
 
Khanh Hoa Provincial People's Committee has just submitted a proposal to the Prime Minister to consider and approve the task of adjusting the general construction planning of Van Phong Economic Zone. Specifically, the scope, boundaries and area of the planning of Van Phong Economic Zone is 150,000 ha, the water surface of which is about 80,000 ha and the mainland part is about 70,000 ha, belonging to Van Ninh district and Ninh Hoa town. The objective is to build Van Phong Economic Zone into an economic center with pervasive power in the region and the whole country, becoming a driving force for development, a modern and smart urban area, a livable area, national defense and security assurance. Accordingly, Van Phong Economic Zone will be planned into a multi-sector and multi-field general economic zone, with a high-class entertainment and tourism center with a casino, taking advantage of its strengths as a gateway for international trade to create unique, different, modern tourism products with high quality, brand name and international competitiveness.
 
Nhat Thanh
 
Translated by T.T