PM inspects projects in Kon Tum, works with provincial authorities

(VOVWORLD) - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh made a fact-finding tour of several socio-economic establishments and projects in Kon Tum on Saturday as part of his working visit to the Central Highlands province.
PM inspects projects in Kon Tum, works with provincial authorities - ảnh 1PM Pham Minh Chinh works with leaders of Tan Lap commune, Kon Tum province, August 19, 2023.

He examined the wind power development plan in Kon Ray district and inspected the sites where Mang Den airport and the Kon Tum-Quang Ngai expressway are expected to be built.

Mr. Chinh stressed the need to develop Mang Den town while simultaneously preserve its identity.

The PM also visited the Kon Pring cultural and community tourism village and the Mang Den kindergarten. 

Working with provincial authorities, Mr. Chinh urged Kon Tum to focus on developing the green, digital, and circular economy, high-tech and organic agriculture, and medicinal herb cultivation.

The PM highlighted the strategic location of Kon Tum in the core area of the Vietnam-Laos-Cambodia development triangle as well as its advantageous natural conditions with a forest coverage rate of 63% and a diverse system of fauna, especially the Ngoc Linh ginseng. With a population of about 580,000,  Kon Tum is home to 43 ethnic groups with unique cultural identity. 

He noted that the Mang Den ecotourism area should become the highlight of the Central Highlands Green Path.