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February, 20 2014 08:26:00

Deputy PM pushes northwest renewal

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requires the Northwestern Region Steering Committee to work on sustainable poverty reduction and promote tourism in the region.— Photo VGP
YEN BAI (VNS)— Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requires the Northwestern Region Steering Committee to work on sustainable poverty reduction and promote tourism in the region.

The committee has to co-ordinate with 14 regional provinces to continue socio-economic development in the northwest, which was the nation's most difficult area, the Government leader instructed yesterday

He said that the endeavour needs more investment in infrastructure development and poverty alleviation.

At a working session with the committee's standing board yesterday, Phuc, who is also the committee's head, praised its efforts especially in pushing investment into social welfare protection - and working with other government agencies to maintain social security and peace in border areas.

He also asked the committee to strengthen the local political system and enhance Party building in communes and villages.

The region covers Dien Bien, Lai Chau, Son La, Hoa Binh, Lao Cai, Lang Son, Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang, Phu Tho, Bac Kan, Cao Bang, Ha Giang and some districts of Thanh Hoa and Nghe An provinces . — VNS

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