VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked localities in the
Central region to take advantage of the maritime economic strategy in the
region, focusing on five economic pillars including fishery, tourism,
seaports and logistics service, manufacturing and processing industry and
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends the Central Region economic
development meeting, Binh Dinh Province, August 20, 2019 - Photo: VGP/Quang Hieu
The PM made that statement on August 20 in Binh Dinh
Province while attending the Central Region economic development meeting.
Speaking at the meeting, Phuc stressed the need to
enhance regional connectivity and regional development mechanism, asking for
the early realization of the Central Region development strategy master plan
to facilitate the regional development.
He required establishing a more competitive business
environment and responding to climate change.
Accordingly, PM Phuc assigned the Ministry of
Finance to propose finance, tax and fee policies to decentralize management
levels for localities in the region in line with the development level and
economic characteristics of each locality.
He proposed the Ministry of Transport make plans for
construction of large airports to enhance tourism development while Ministry
of Industry and Trade should give priority to developing the regional
Phuc highlighted the importance of establishing
science and technology incubation centers in universities, enterprises,
economic zones in cities and provinces in the region for further application
of science and technology and innovation.
Cities and provinces in the region must renovate and
improve the quality of vocational training, human resource development,
particularly high-quality maritime human resource, said Phuc.
The Government leader affirmed that investment in
infrastructure development has to ensure the economic effectiveness, asking
to control and overcome consequences of environmental pollution.
It is necessary to improve local people’s welfare,
guarantee social security and equality among local people in getting access
to fundamental social services, protect and assist disadvantaged people,
reduce the gap between the rich and the poor, especially addressing social
issues such as black credit and social violence, he said.
At the meeting, the PM witnessed leaders of Binh
Dinh Province granted investment certificates to 15 projects.