|Bridgework: A groundbreaking ceremony held in Đồng Tháp Province marked the launch of construction of seven bridges in the area. VNS Photo|
HCM CITY – Real estate developer Novaland is working with the People’s Committee of Hồng Ngự District in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Đồng Tháp to build seven new bridges.
The bridges, valued at a combined capital of VNĐ15 billion (US$657,000), are expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2018.
The flooding season in Hồng Ngự District, which has an interlacing river and canal system, causes many difficulties for local residents, especially students going to and from school.
The co-operation between Novaland and local authorities is part of a larger programme to replace poor-quality bridges and upgrade local transport infrastructure.
In its 25 years of operation, Novaland has organised many programmes to support the community. Their programmes cover many fields, including health care, social welfare and education.
In recent years, Novaland has poured hundreds of billions of đồng to support poor areas, including building cultural centres and kindergartens in districts and houses for families who contributed to the country’s revolution.
The group has also given scholarships to students living in difficulties.
Novaland has developed many apartment building projects, mostly in HCM City. VNS