City to implement coordination plan on developing Northern key economic region in the 2017-2020 period (12/07/2017)
HNP - The Ha Noi People’s Committee has issued Program 161/CTr-UBND dated July 4 on implementing coordination plan on developing Northern key economic region in the 2017-2020 period.
Accordingly, the plan focuses on following tasks:
- Industry and trade: the Department of Industry and Trade in cooperation with cities and provinces in the Northern key economic region implement projects and programs of Ministry of Industry and Trade.
- Tourism: the Department of Tourism in cooperation with cities and provinces in the Northern key economic region increase effort to sign cooperation agreements and plans on tourism, and put them into practice; promote the tourism of Northern key economic region, and promote the image of Ha Noi as well as localities in the region; connect enterprises and travel press agencies; manage travel routes from Ha Noi to cities and provinces in the region and vice versa, and specific travel routes and destinations, including festivals and spiritual travel (Perfume Pagoda - Yen Tu), historical and cultural sites, craft villages and ancient villages (Duong Lam - Bat Trang - Dong Ho), countryside in Red River Delta, Ha Noi Old Quarter, sea and islands in costal provinces, national parks, nature reserves and biosphere reserves, caves in Ha Long Bay, and river cruises on the Red River; introduce and promote tourism, and organize cultural, tourism, trade and cuisine activities of the localities in walking streets and surrounding area around Hoan Kiem Lake;
- Agriculture: the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development increases cooperation with cities and localities in Northern key economic region, in particular update information about models, addresses and demand of safe farm products on the information system of agriculture and rural development sector; signs cooperation agreement on agro, forestry and fishery product quality management with localities which provide the products to Ha Noi;
- Culture and social affairs: the Department of Culture and Sports in cooperation with localities in the Northern key economic region take part in culture and art exchange activities among provinces in the region, and cultural events organized by the provinces; conduct popularization and organize exhibitions to introduce socio-economic achievements of the country and provinces in the region; organize culture and art activities, competitions and training for athletes, coaches as well as referees;
- Transport: the Department of Transport in cooperation with cities and provinces in the Northern key economic region prepare planning on bus routes as basis for developing bus transport services in Hai Duong province; manage transport services under contracts between Ha Noi and the cities as well as provinces; manage transportation vehicles, especially cargo exceeding vehicle load, and severely punish organizations and individuals who overload the trucks;
- Education and training: the Department of Education and Training in cooperation with cities and provinces in the Northern key economic region increase experience exchange in education management, teaching method and training for teachers; offer support to provide students in disadvantaged areas with books and school supplies; invest in the Capital University, and make it a high-quality university which satisfies international standard;
- Health: the Department of Health in cooperation with cities and provinces in the region exchange experiences in health checkup and treatment, guarantee access to healthcare services to all people; diversify healthcare services; help cities and provinces with in-depth training for health workers; transfer technology for diagnosis and treatment of some diseases; establish missions to offer free medical checkup and treatment for people in remote areas;
- Environment protection, management of natural resource exploitation and use: the Department of Natural Resources and Environment in cooperation with cities and provinces in the Northern key economic region build general plan on cooperation for environment protection, in particular assign localities to control environmental pollution; handle wastewater, solid waste, exploitation of minerals and environmental pollution in rural areas, craft villages and industrial zones;
- Construction: the Department of Construction in cooperation with cities and provinces in the Northern key economic region build solid waste treatment plant for the basin of Nhue and Day rivers; amend planning, and build solid waste treatment plants, cemeteries as well as interprovincial, inter-region wastewater treatment plants;
- Finance: the Department of Finance in cooperation with cities and provinces in the region take comprehensive measures to manage and exploit financial resources, mobilize social resources for important, urgent tasks, key projects and facility projects in the region; the Authority of Plan and Investment in cooperation with city’s departments, agencies, cities and provinces in the region annually assess activities, point out shortcomings and problems, report to the Municipal People’s Committee and submit their requests to the Central.
By Mai Phuong