PORTAL - On the afternoon of May 13, in Ho Chi Minh City, the Standing Committee of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee held a meeting with the delegation of Binh Duong Provincial Party Committee on a number of content related to the transport infrastructure connection between Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Duong.
On the side of Ho Chi Minh City, receiving and working with the delegation were Mr. Nguyen Van Nen - Politburo member, Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee; Mr. Phan Van Mai - Member of the Party Central Committee, Chairman of the City People's Committee; Ms. Nguyen Thi Le - Deputy Secretary of the City Party Committee, Chairwoman of the City People's Council; leader representatives of city's departments, committees and branches.
On the side of Binh Duong province, attending were Mr. Nguyen Van Loi - Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Head of the Provincial Delegation of the National Assembly Deputies; Mr. Vo Van Minh - Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee; comrades in the Provincial Standing Party Committee; leaders of provincial departments, committees, branches and Becamex IDC Corp.
Secretary of Binh Duong Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Van Loi speaks at the meeting
Speaking at the meeting, Secretary of Binh Duong Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Van Loi emphasized that, in the past time, Ho Chi Minh City has coordinated and created conditions for Binh Duong province to connect infrastructure, connect regional economic development. In particular, in the recent Covid-19 prevention and control, the leaders of the two localities coordinated and directed the administration very closely, especially the fact that Ho Chi Minh City has promptly provided vaccines for Binh Duong, etc. Secretary Nguyen Van Loi said that connecting to develop the Southern Key Economic Region, especially connecting inter-regional transport infrastructure and seaport infrastructure will be decisive for the development of Binh Duong province. Therefore, Binh Duong wishes to receive support and help from Ho Chi Minh City in connecting infrastructure, implementing important traffic projects with inter-regional connectivity.
Mr. Phan Van Mai - Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee speaks at the meeting
Chairman of Binh Duong Provincial People's Committee Vo Van Minh reports on the implementation of inter-regional transport connection projects
At the meeting, leaders of the People's Committees of Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Duong province discussed and clarified a number of important issues in the coordination of implementation of transport infrastructure connection projects such as: Raising the clearance height of Binh Trieu 1 bridge, Binh Phuoc 1 bridge; the location of the bridge over the Saigon River on Ring Road 4 - Ho Chi Minh City; Song Than intersection project; connecting An Binh - Dao Trinh Nhat road to Pham Van Dong street; connecting with National Highway 1A; National Highway 13; Tan An Bridge; Ho Chi Minh City - Thu Dau Mot - Chon Thanh expressway; connecting the road along the Saigon River; Ho Chi Minh City - Can Tho railway; expanding Hanoi Highway, National Highway 1 and intersections between Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Duong, etc.
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen speaks at the conclusion of the meeting
Concluding the meeting, Mr. Nguyen Van Nen - Politburo member, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee highly appreciated the working contents, proposals and recommendations of Binh Duong province so that the projects could be implemented soon. He emphasized that the two localities have the same task, the mission of construction and development, Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Duong are continuing the career left by the previous generations. Leaders of Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Duong over the years have coordinated to share, stick to, and create favorable conditions for the two localities and the entire Southern Key Economic Region to develop. Especially in the recent tough fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, the two localities stood side by side to overcome difficulties and challenges. The Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee agreed with the recommendations at the meeting to implement infrastructure projects connecting the two localities and inter-regions; expanding inter-regional development space in planning orientation. The clear and consistent view is that there must be close coordination, therefore, the Secretary of the City Party Committee proposed to establish a coordination mechanism in the region, establish a joint working group between provinces and cities for effective implementation. At the same time, he suggested the two localities study and develop river tourism, exploiting the advantages of the Saigon River in planning orientation to increase the connectivity of the two localities.
Leaders of Binh Duong province present a souvenir to Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee
Reported by Mai Xuan- Translated by Thanh Tam