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10/02/2023 - 08:01

Strengthening coordination between associations to turn Long An tourism into strongly developed 'smokeless industry'

On February 9, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc had a meeting with Young Entrepreneurs Association of Long An; Long An Tourism Association; Ben Luc Business Association; Principals of high schools in Long An province. Accompanied him were Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa; leaders of a number of provincial departments and branches; leader of Ben Luc district.

Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc speaks at the meeting

At the meeting, the Organizing Committee introduced the potential of Long An tourism through video; information about Ben Luc District Business Association; Young Entrepreneurs Association of Long An and its operation plan in 2023; joint cooperation program between associations in the province in the coming time.

At the meeting, Chairman of Ben Luc District Business Association - Vo Thanh Tu informed that they operate in many fields of production and business with more than 300 voluntary members. In recent years, the Association has connected businesses with the government, strengthening the leadership of the government. Business-to-business connection is enhanced through signing to use each other's products for mutual development. In 2023, Ben Luc District Business Association will continue to develop members, associate members, and protect the legitimate rights and interests of members; create conditions for members to join membership with Business Association, Tourism Association and Young Entrepreneurs Association of Long An province. Thereby, members can cooperate with each other to operate effectively, contributing to tourism and socio-economic development of Ben Luc district.

At the meeting, many businessmen suggested that schools in the province should focus on and organize for students to visit and learn about historical sites and tourist routes in the province to expand their knowledge, experience, contribute to the development of tourism in the province. Long An should also build tourism highlights, solutions to stimulate tourism.

Delegates at the meeting

Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc praised and recognized the positive contributions of associations in recent years. This shows a high sense of responsibility and enthusiasm for the development of the province. The proposals of the associations are an important basis for the province to study and concretize into tasks and solutions in leadership, direction, management and operation of the economy and society in new conditions.

Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee noted that organizations and businesses need to promote their roles and strengthen the coordination between the associations to really become a solid support and the common voice of the business community in the area; actively research, assess challenges and opportunities, promptly share, guide, support and advise businesses and members to improve competitiveness, perform the function of bridging the gap between enterprises and State agencies, propose to the province solutions and initiatives to develop businesses, contributing to the growing economy of the province.

Regarding ideas to stimulate tourism in the province, Secretary highly appreciated ideas from schools, businesses and tourism organizations. He asked the Tourism Association to continue to focus on developing new members, gathering all capable and enthusiastic businesses to join hands and contribute to building the Long An tourism brand, at the same time, promptly report difficulties and problems of members in the course of business activities to competent state management agencies for consideration, settlement and creating favorable conditions for enterprises.

For all sectors and branches, it is necessary to pay attention and continue to consolidate the entire state management of tourism in the direction of synchronous, professional and effective; promote the role of the Provincial Tourism Development Steering Committee; improve the role of departments, branches, mass organizations and other professional associations in supporting the development of tourism in the province, including the Tourism Association of Long An. It is necessary to drastically change the thinking and approach to tourism development, to consider tourism as a general service economy to be interdisciplinary, inter-regional, focused, key, effective, commercial, efficiency and competitive and has profound cultural content, capable of making great contributions to the province's socio-economic development.

Students experiencing Happyland Tourist area

In the coming time, Long An will continue to build a mechanism to encourage businesses to innovate, create and diversify tourism types and products according to the Resolution of the 11th Party Congress of Long An province, term 2020 - 2025's motto of "Promoting the socialization, conservation and value of cultural works, historical relics, cultural activities, beliefs, traditional craft villages associating with tourism development; focusing on developing potential and advantageous tourism products and strengthening links with other provinces and cities in the region", in order to "Promoting tourism development in Long An province period 2020 - 2025, with a vision to 2030"./.

By Staffs - Translated by Q. Thien