Kien Giang urged to boost industrial development

Sunday, 2019-04-14 11:27:49
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Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong (C) inspects a shrimp farming model run by Trung Son Corp in Kien Giang province on April 13. (Photo: NDO/Viet Tien)
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NDO – Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong and his entourage make a field trip to inspect the production and business operation of a number of local enterprises in Kien Giang province on April 13.

Trong visited VRG Kien Giang MDF JSC, located in Thanh Loc Industrial Park in Chau Thanh district. It was the first enterprise to invest in Thanh Loc Industrial Park, the only industrial zone in Kien Giang. The senior leader surveyed the industrial wood production line by the company.

Speaking to Kien Giang province’s leaders and local workers, the Party chief and State president urged the locale to focus on calling for investment for boosting production and business operation, with attention paid to ensure the harmony between the province and the enterprises’ interests.

He assessed said that Kien Giang has advantages in agricultural development, particularly in rice and shrimp production, while the province also has potential for tourism as Phu Quoc Island is growing strongly. Therefore, Kien Giang needs to pay attention to developing its industrial sector to have a more comprehensive development, he stressed, adding that the locale needs to pay attention to environmental protection.

Also on Saturday afternoon, General Secretary and State President Trong and his delegation visited a shrimp farming model of Trung Son Corp, in Duong Hoa commune, Kien Luong district. The company currently has two high quality shrimp hatcheries, with a capacity of 1.5 billion shrimp seed, plus a high-tech industrial shrimp farming area covering 1,000 ha and two processing factories, employing 1,500 workers, over 70% of which are local people.