The National Assembly Standing Committee opened their 14th session yesterday, with discussion centred on the draft Law on Special Administrative-Economic Units, which will be submitted to the National Assembly (NA) in October.
The northern Quảng Ninh Province plans to turn Vân Đồn special administrative-economic zone into a smart, green island urban area, Nguyễn Văn Đọc, secretary of the provincial Party Committee, said.
The abolition of people’s councils, permitting casinos to be set up and allowing foreign investors to lease land for 99 years are among the main provisions of a proposed new law to govern the three special administrative-economic zones in Việt Nam.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc yesterday advised Kiên Giang Province to develop Phú Quốc Island into a unique, world-class tourism and resort centre.
Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hòa Bình has asked ministries and Quảng Ninh, Khánh Hòa and Kiên Giang provinces to submit plans to establish special administrative economic zones in these regions.
Việt Nam will continue to renew the growth model and enhance growth quality to improve economic productivity and competitiveness, stated a Party resolution issued in Hà Nội on Tuesday.