Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Trần Quốc Phương spoke to the Vietnam News Agency about the need to develop a master development planning for the Mekong Delta region
HCM City is speeding up urban projects in the suburbs and inter-regional areas, including major roads, in an aim to improve the quality of life for its citizens.
The establishment of two new wetland protected areas (WPAs) – Thái Thụy WPA in the northern Thái Bình Province and Tam Giang-Cầu Hai WPA in the central Thừa Thiên-Huế Province, were seen as positive major outcomes of the ‘Conservation of Critical Wetland Protected Areas and Linked Landscapes’ project in 2015-20.
In recent decades, along with the robust development of the economy, the demand for wildlife in Việt Nam, especially in big cities, has increased.
An integrated regional plan on improving infrastructure to attract investment and tackle climate change will be key to “inclusive growth and sustainable development” in the Mekong Delta region, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Trần Quốc Phương said at a meeting last week in Cần Thơ.