Hai Phong port operation tops Cabinet meeting agenda

(VOVWORLD) - The investment, management and utilization of wharfs in Hai Phong International Gateway Port were among the key issues discussed during a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Friday and Saturday.

PM Phuc said that the planning and investment of the port must be made coherent to improving the national competitiveness and ensuring that the Lach Huyen deep-sea port becomes a magnet for investors to Hai Phong. Hai Phong port is expected to handle more than 110 million tons of goods each year by 2020, and 210 million tons per year by 2030.

PM Phuc also signed a resolution on the removal of difficulties in investment in construction, adding that regulations in this area must ensure transparency and prevent corruption.

Other topics at the meeting included a highway connecting Phu Yen and Gia Lai province in the central region and Korean giant Samsung’s investment in Vietnam.

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