According to Vice Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Nguyen Doan Toan, over the past 40 years, the friendship and cooperation between Viet Nam and Nhat Ban has been consolidated and enhanced. The year of 2018 marks a milestone in the Viet Nam - Japan relationship, as the two countries will celebrate 45 years of establishment of diplomatic relationship.
Japan is currently the second largest investor of Ha Noi with 959 projects; total registered capital is estimated at US$ 5.38 billion. It is also the third biggest trade partner of capital city with two-way trade turnover nearly US$4 billion.
The groundbreaking ceremony is a proof for Ha Noi’s effort to attract investors and create favorable conditions for them, as well as the city’s policy on mobilizing foreign investment in trade infrastructure development, according to Nguyen Doan Toan.
AEON MALL Ha Dong is expected to be completed and put into operation in the fourth quarter of 2019. It will be a complex of shopping, entertainment and relevant services for the people and enterprises, and contribute to boosting the social, economic development in the west of Ha Noi.
On behalf of Ha Noi leaders, Nguyen Doan Toan highly appreciated effort of the city’s departments and agencies, People’s Committees of Ha Dong and Nam Tu Liem districts and AEON MALL Viet Nam Co., Ltd to process, fulfill procedures and prepare conditions for implementation of the project.
He asked the city’s authorities and districts to continue cooperation with investor, clear the site and timely tackle problems during the implementation process, so that the project will be conducted on schedule and put into use soon to serve the people. For its part, investor is responsible for mobilizing resources, allocating capital to carry out the project on schedule, and supervising construction to maintain quality and work safety during the whole process.
AEON MALL Ha Dong project covers an area of around 98,000 square meters; floor area is 150,000 square meters (including underground parking area). Total registered investment is US$ 192.5 million. It consists of one basement and three floors, or four floors in particular places. The shopping mall is expected to be completed and open in December of 2019, offering around 200 stands in the AEON supermarket and shopping area, parking lot with capacity of 2,100 cars and 9,000 bikes, along with public services and entertainment services for visitors.
Ha Noi leaders gave investment certificate for AEON MALL Ha Dong project in June 2017 on the occasion of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s visit to Japan.
This is the second shopping mall of AEON Group in Ha Noi, and its fifth one in Viet Nam.