|Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai meets with former Irish Prime Minister John Bruton in Ha Noi yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo Phuong Hoa
KHANH HOA (VNS) — Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai held a reception yesterday for a visiting delegation headed by former Irish Prime Minister John Bruton who spoke to the Vietnamese official about an investment project in the Bac Van Phong special economic zone in the southern coastal province of Khanh Hoa.
According to the chairman of the provincial People's Committee, Nguyen Chien Thang, the province has completed a draft plan on the economic zone to propose to the Government, and has met with strategic investors with experience in developing special economic zones.
Among them, ASA Holding Inc, Browrudnick, Livingston, BCG, and others have conducted studies to complete the proposal to the Government.
Bruton outlined the results of studies for a free trade area in Bac Van Phong and a legal framework for the establishment and operation of the free trade area.
"Viet Nam welcomes investment co-operation from international groups and enterprises in Viet Nam on the basis of mutual benefit in line with national development planning," the deputy PM told the delegation. — VNS