Striving to complete and submit to the Prime Minister for approving Hai Phong City Master Plan in 2022

Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Le Van Thanh chaired the meeting with leaders of HaiPhong City.

(Haiphong.gov.vn) - On the morning of May 13, Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh carried out an inspection and worked with the City on the socio-economic development; the progress of implementation of a number of key transport infrastructure projects in HaiPhong City; the progress of formulation and adjustmentof master plan of HaiPhong city.

Attending the meeting, there were Members of the Party Central Committee: Mr. Nguyen Hoang Anh, Chairman of the Committee for Management of State Capital at Enterprises; Mr. Nguyen ThanhNghi, Minister of Construction; Senior Lieutenant General Vu Hai San, Deputy Minister of National Defense; leaders of relevant ministries, central branches, and units.

From HaiPhong City side, there were: Mr. Tran LuuQuang, Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the City Party Committee, Head of HaiPhong City National Assembly Delegation; Mr. Nguyen Van Tung, Deputy Secretary of the City Party Committee, Chairman of the City People's Committee; Mr. Le AnhQuan, Standing Vice Chairman of the City People's Committee; Mr. Nguyen DucTho, Vice Chairman of the City People's Committee; and leaders of relevant departments, branches and units.

Chairman of the City People's Committee Mr. Nguyen Van Tung reported to the delegation about the socio-economic development of the City and the progress of implementing key transport projects.

Speed up the progress of implementation of key transport projects

Reporting to the delegation on the city's socio-economic development, Chairman of the City People's Committee Nguyen Van Tung said that in the first quarter of 2022, the gross regional domestic product (GRDP) is estimated to increase by more than 10% over the same period, twice higher than national average. State budget revenue in the area reached more than 34,535 billion VND, up 14.1% over the same period. The index of industrial production (IIP) in April 2022 is estimated to increase by 16.68% compared to April 2021; the result of 4 months is estimated to increase by 11.73% over the same period. Public investment capital is disbursed 2,242 billion VND (reaching 12.4% of the city’s plan and 17.6% of the Prime Minister’s plan). In which, the disbursement of central budget is 255 billion VND, reaching 19.8% of the plan; the disbursement of local budget is 1,971 billion VND, reaching 11.8% of the plan.

Chairman of the City People's Committee emphasized that in the coming time, the City will drastically implement solutions to effectively carry out the theme of 2022 "Promoting urban embellishment and modernization - Building new exemplary rural areas - Implementing digital transformation”; complete the master plan of HaiPhong City for the period of 2021-2030, with a vision to 2050; review and implement procedures for zoning planning, district planning, detailed planning after approving the project on adjusting the city master plan to 2040, with a vision to 2050; at the same time, focus on speeding up key transport, industrial and tourism infrastructure projects, especially investment projects on seaports, airports, industrial parks and clusters, and inter-regional traffic projects, tourism projects in Do Son, Cat Ba; urban areas, social housing, commercial centers such as: terminals at LachHuyen port area; cargo terminal and passenger terminal No. 2 at Cat Bi International Airport; coastal road route through HaiPhong City and 9km in Thai Binh Province; expansion of coastal road route through HaiPhong City from DT.353 to Thai Binh bridge; Ben Rung bridge; housing for workers, social houses in Dinh Vu area...

Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Le Van Thanh gave the concluding speech at the meeting.

Through carrying out inspections and listening to reports, giving the concluding speech at the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister recognized and apraised HaiPhong, despite many difficulties and challenges, the City still maintains the top growth rate of whole country, quite high budget revenue; the traffic projects basically follow the given schedule.

Regarding the progress of implemention of key traffic projects in the city area, Deputy Prime Minister stated that the construction of passenger terminal T2 at Cat Bi International Airport is a very important project for the City. Therefore, He requested the Ministry of Planning and Investment urgently complete the appraisal report to soon submit to the Prime Minister for considering and approving the investment policy of the project; strive to start the project in 2022 for investment deployment.

As for the adjustment project of Hai Phong City master plan to 2040, with a vision to 2050, Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh requested the City to urgently receive opinions from the Ministry of Construction and relevant ministries, and branches to soon complete the master plan for submission to the Prime Minister for approval as a basis for development investment. During that process, Deputy Prime Minister noted to carefully review, especially important detailed subdivisions create a highlight for development; pay special attention to the planning of green areas, public works, social welfare... The Deputy Prime Minister also requested that the City soon complete and submit for approval Hai Phong City master plan to ensure quality as a basis for investment and development of the City according to the goals set out by the Resolution of the Politburo.

Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Le Van Thanh and the Government Delegation inspected the construction of Van Uc bridge connecting Tien Lang District with Do Son District.

Earlier, on the morning of May 13, Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh and the Government Delegation checked the implementation of the investment project to build a coastal road through Hai Phong - Thai Binh section.

At the construction site, Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh emphasized that currently, the obstacles have been removed, the site clearance for implementing the project has been basically completed, and the capital has been fully arranged, so that the contractor must mobilize maximum equipment and human resources, innovate the method of commanding on the construction site, daily urge to flexibly adjust solutions to achieve the set progress and quality goals.

The investment project to build a coastal road through HaiPhong - Thai Binh section has a length of 29.7 km, with 4 motorized lanes and 2 rudimentary lanes, a total investment of more than 2,460 billion VND in the form of a public-private partnership (BOT). The project was started in May 2017, and expected to open to traffic in early 2021 according to the given plan. However, the project has only completed 35.4% of the construction and installation volume (equivalent to 872 billion VND of the contract value).

News: Minh Hao; Photos: Dam Thanh

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