Quang Ninh to host conference on socio-economic development in Red River Delta
According to an announcement from Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Duy Dong at a press conference on February 9, a conference to promote the government’s action plan to implement the 13th-tenure Politburo’s Resolution No. 30-NQ/TW on orientations for socio-economic development and safeguarding defense and security in the Red River Delta to 2030 and vision to 2045 will be held in Ha Long city on February 12, under the chairman of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh.
With the theme “Linking Development – Innovation – Green and Sustainability", the event will attract the participation of leaders of the Government and ministries, sectors and localities in the region, as well as domestic and foreign investors. It is expected that about 900 delegates will attend the conference, the largest number of recent regional conferences.
As planned, investment promotion programs will also be held at the conference, calling on local and foreign investors to invest in socio-economic development projects in the northern delta.
The region comprises 11 provinces and centrally-run cities divided into two sub-regions. The northern sub-region covers Hanoi capital, Hai Phong city, and the provinces of Quang Ninh, Vinh Phuc, Bac Ninh, Hai Duong, and Hung Yen; while the southern one consists of Thai Binh, Ha Nam, Nam Dinh, and Ninh Binh provinces.
The new resolution, No 30-NQ/TW, continues to view the Red River Delta as a strategic region holding special importance in terms of politics, economy, culture, society, environment, defense, security, and diplomacy. It identified that fast and sustainable development is a responsibility of regional localities and the entire political system.
Among the targets for 2030, the Delta is set to obtain fast and sustainable development, have a modern economic structure, be deeply imbued with the national cultural identity, and take the lead in developing science - technology, innovation, digital economy, and digital society.
By 2045, it is expected to achieve modern, civilized, and ecological development; become the leading center in terms of education - training, science - technology, innovation, and health care in Vietnam; and have some major economic and financial hubs comparable to others in the world.