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23/03/2021 - 14:57

PM attends inauguration ceremony of Phuoc Dong Wharf Industrial Park

Speaking at the inauguration of the Phuoc Dong wharf Industrial Park (IP), Prime Minister (PM) - Nguyen Xuan Phuc acknowledged and highly appreciated the efforts and results of Long An province to attract investment recently.

PM - Nguyen Xuan Phuc, leaders and businesses press the button to inaugurate Phuoc Dong wharf IP

PM - Nguyen Xuan Phuc, leaders and businesses press the button to inaugurate Phuoc Dong wharf IP 

On March 21, Long An held the inauguration ceremony of Phuoc Dong wharf IP, invested by IMG Phuoc Dong Company. PM - Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Standing Deputy PM - Truong Hoa Binh and leaders of ministries, branches and businesses attended the event. On the side of Long An province, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut attended the event.

Chairman of the Board of Directors IMG Company - Le Tu Minh said that Phuoc Dong wharf IP, located in Phuoc Dong commune, Can Duoc district of Long An province, has a total area of nearly 129 hectares, including 92.39 hectares of industrial land including available constructed factories and warehouse. Main traffic system has 4 lanes, 16 meters wide, internal traffic system with 2 lanes, 8 meters wide, sidewalks and internal green trees.

PM - Nguyen Xuan Phuc visits and surveys at Long An international Port

PM - Nguyen Xuan Phuc visits and surveys at Long An international Port

Phuoc Dong Wharf IP is located in a convenient traffic location both in terms of road and waterway. On the road, there is Provincial Road (PR) 826B going through the project, connecting National Highway (NH) 50, Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong River Delta provinces. In terms of waterways, this area possesses a length of more than 3 kilometers adjacent to Vam Co river and wharf in the future.

Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, the PM - Nguyen Xuan Phuc acknowledged and highly appreciated the efforts and results to attract investment in recent years. In difficult conditions, the province has fulfilled many tasks and targets, including important contributions from businesses and investors.

Inspecting the Long An thermal power plant project

Inspecting the Long An thermal power plant project

The event that Phuoc Dong Wharf Industrial Park is put into operation will make more important contributions to developing the economy of the province and the region, creating jobs for many workers, and increasing budget revenues. The PM asked the province to create favorable conditions, pay attention to and remove difficulties and problems for businesses and investors to operate, especially in the context of the Covid-19 epidemic.

It is considered that the agricultural and rural potential of Long An province is still very large, the PM suggested the province continue to focus on promoting the existing potential, harmonious development between urban and rural areas, it is necessary to identify the spearhead industry with the advantage for development, focusing on developing high-tech industries, supporting industries and logistics services. For agriculture, the province focuses on applying high technology to improve the farmers' life.

Leaders of Long An province awards investment certificates to investors
Leaders of Long An province awards investment certificates to investors

At the same time, the PM suggested the province should implement regional cooperation to expand market access; attach importance to linking Ho Chi Minh City and other provinces in the southern key economic region, linking the development of Dong Thap Muoi, especially in connecting infrastructure investment and arranging appropriate development space, ensuring to make good use of the potentials and advantages for development.

"It cannot develop without infrastructure, especially transport infrastructure. Therefore, Long An must pay attention to investing in infrastructure to make a breakthrough for the development. Along with the development, it is necessary to carry out well the environmental protection for sustainable development", emphasized the PM.

The PM affirmed that the leaders of the Party and State are always interested in supporting and creating all conditions for localities, especially those that are dynamic, dare to think, dare to do, and have breakthrough ideas to move forward. The PM also suggested businesses and investors that "their words must go with their actions".

PM talks with investors at Long An international Port

PM talks with investors at Long An international Port

Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc on behalf of the provincial leaders acknowledged and accepted the PM’s direction. He also informed about some outstanding results of the province in recent years. Long An has a favorable geographical location, located in the Southern key economic region, the gateway from Ho Chi Minh City and the South East to the provinces or cities of the MRD; it has border, international border gate, seaport, etc.

Over the past years, the province has focused on promoting economic restructuring in the direction of industrialization - modernization, using industrial, commercial - service and urban development as the driving force for development. In parallel, it has promoted comprehensive, sustainable agricultural production, high technology application. The economy grows rapidly, the average period from 2016 to 2020 is about 9.11 percent per year, and in 2020 alone, it will reach 5.91 percent. The budget revenue in 2020 will reach 18,500 billion VND.

Along with that, the province is always interested in administrative reform, creating a favorable business investment environment for businesses and investors to do business in the province. Investment attraction has achieved positive results. Up to now, the province has more than 2,000 domestic investment projects licensed with a registered capital of more than 244,900 billion VND; and 1,100 FDI projects from 40 countries and territories, with a total investment of nearly  6.1 billion USD, over 12,900 businesses in operation with a total registered capital of over 334,340 billion VND.

To fulfill the aspiration "By 2025, Long An maintains the leading position in the MRD and strive to become a well-developed province in the Southern key economic region by 2030" as the XIth Resolution of the Party Congress, term 2020 – 2025, set out. The province is urgently implementing the provincial planning for the period 2021 - 2030, with a vision to 2050; expected to be completed in 2021.

The PM affirmed that he always creates favorable conditions for investment in production, business and sustainable development

The PM affirmed that he always creates favorable conditions for investment in production, business and sustainable development

With the motto "the province always accompanies enterprises, considers the difficulties of enterprises as the difficulties of the province", Long An affirms very respectfully and is always ready to welcome, as well as create all the most profitable conditions to investors in production and business.

At the ceremony, the People's Committee of Long An province awarded investment certificates for many projects.

Previously, PM - Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Standing Deputy PM - Truong Hoa Binh visited and worked at Long An International Port and inspected thermal power plants of Long An I, Long An II at Can Giuoc district./.

By Le Duc – Translated by Duc Tam

Source: https://baolongan.vn/thu-tuong-chinh-phu-du-le-khanh-thanh-khu-cong-nghiep-cau-cang-phuoc-dong-a111588.html

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