|A view of District 3 in Đà Nẵng. Two Singaporean firms have been selected to design the city’s master plan and economic development strategy. — Photo mytour.vn|Viet Nam News
ĐÀ NẴNG — Đà Nẵng authorities have selected Singaporean-based firms Sakae Corporate Advisory and Surbana Jurong to design the central city’s master plan and economic development strategy towards 2030.
The information was unveiled by director of the municipal Department of Construction Vũ Quang Hùng on Wednesday.
On April 26, 2018, the municipal People’s Committee, the Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) and Sakae Holdings Ltd signed a memorandum of understanding on the introduction of Singaporean experts to help with the plan.
On December 3, 2018, in official dispatch No 1709/TTg-CN on the selection of advisers for the planning process, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc agreed the work would be carried out in line with Article 26 of the 2013 Law on Bidding.
On December 14, on behalf of the local authorities, the management board of Đà Nẵng Infrastructure Construction and Urban Development Projects signed a principal contract with the two selected companies.
Following the agreement, Sakae Corporate Advisory – a subsidiary of Sakae Holdings Ltd which offers corporate advisory and strategic investor relations services – is set to assist Đà Nẵng in designing its economic development strategy.
Meanwhile, urban and infrastructure development consultancy Surbana Jurong will take care of the city’s master plan. — VNS