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Côn Đảo Island's airport should be expanded: official

Update: September, 26/2017 - 12:00
Côn Đảo plans to expand Cỏ Ống Airport and its terminals to boost tourism. — VNA/VNS Photo
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BÀ RỊA–VŨNG TÀU Deputy chairman of the Bà Rịa – Vũng Tàu People’s Committee Nguyễn Thành Long last Friday proposed expanding Côn Đảo Island’s Cỏ Ống Airport and its terminals in an effort to boost tourism.

He said that other proposals include expansion of the electrical power system on Côn Đảo Island and an increase in the number of boat trips from Vũng Tàu City to the sland.

The provincial Department of Planning and Investment has encouraged investors to promote tourism on Côn Đảo with an emphasis on clean, renewable energy, energy recovery in waste treatment, and high-tech agriculture, among others.

Côn Đảo has dozens of tourism projects, worth about US$33 million.  VNS

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