Da Nang ensures best conditions for APEC Economic Leaders’ Week

Saturday, 2017-09-23 15:27:11
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NDO/VNA – Chairman of the Da Nang People’s Committee Huynh DucTho has asked departments and localities to make thorough preparation for the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week, which is scheduled to take place in the city in November.

He made the request at a working session with officials from municipal departments, agencies and People’s Committees of districts and communes on September 23.

Tho requires local police to crack down on crimes while the local authorities must ensure clean environment and urban order.

He ordered the Departments of Natural Resources and Environment, Construction, and Transport to tighten management of the environment, construction and transport, particularly in regards to land clearance and implementation of key projects.

Regarding the city’s socio-economic performance in January-September, the municipal People’s Committee reported that the GDP growth was estimated at 7.9 percent and export turnover was valued at nearly US$1.1 billion, an annual rise of 11.8 percent.

Local industrial parks attracted 34 investment projects worth about VND783 billion (US$34.4 million). Additionally, the province granted licenses to 73 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects worth nearly US$62 million.

The city welcomed over 5.1 million tourists in the first nine months of this year.