Ha Noi People’s Council adopts general planning of Hoa Lac Urban Area (06/12/2017)
HNP - Director of the Ha Noi Department of Planning and Architecture Le Vinh made a statement on the general planning of Hoa Lac Urban Area by 2030 at the 5th session of the 15th People’s Council on December 5. With 93.2 percent of votes, the Municipal People’s Council passed the planning.
Delegates vote to pass the planning
According to the statement of the Municipal People’s Committee, Hoa Lac urban area will cover an area of 17,294 hectares in two suburban districts of Quoc Oai, Thach That and Son Tay Town. Accordingly, Hoa Lac will be the largest among five satellite cities in Ha Noi and scheduled to be home to over 600,000 residents by 2030.
The planning aims at specifying the general planning on building Ha Noi by 2030 with a view to 2050; building and developing Hoa Lac into a modern urban area with synchronous infrastructures so as to reduce function and population pressure in the center of the capital city; identifying the scale of functional zones, spaces for economy, society - culture; promoting the socio - economic development in suburban districts.
Director of the Department of Planning and Architecture Le Vinh mades a statement at the session
This is a science and technology urban area bringing together knowledge and advanced technologies with high quality human resources, as well as an ecological resort in the west of the capital city.
The urban area features four specialized functional areas, including Viet Nam National University in Ha Noi and other universities displaced in the west; the Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park for technology research and production, technology training and transfer; a concentrated medical center for healthcare services, research, education and training, and equipment manufacturing; and an ecological urban area in harmony with natural landscape.
Entertainment, eco-tourism projects will be developed to meet demands of people in Ha Noi and surrounding areas; infrastructure and environment will be planned and developed in accordance with the approved general planning on construction of Ha Noi.
Head of the Urban Division of the Ha Noi People’s Council Nguyen Nguyen Quan speaks at the event
According to a verification report represented by Nguyen Nguyen Quan, Head of the Urban Division of the People’s Council, the planning is suitable for its tasks. However, the Urban Division suggested that the Municipal People’s Committee should add some more detailed contents, such as: population date, management and development model of Hoa Lac satellite urban area, development period, implementation plan, etc.
Discussing the planning, Mr. Duong Duc Tuan (Hoan Kiem District) said that its contents met the requirements of the Government, approved planning projects, general planning of socio-economic development.
Besides, Mr. Tran Viet Anh (Ba Dinh District) agreed with the planning as well as highly appreciated the importance of the urban area. He added that the city should consider cultural values in the area so as to preserve famous traditional craft villages, relic sites, traditional festivals and intangible cultural heritages.
Mr. Nguyen Doan Hoan gives his opinion
Agreeing with the planning, Mr. Nguyen Doan Hoan (Thach That suburban district) recommended that the capital city should give a report on specific policies to attract investment in Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park to the Prime Minister.
With 93.2 percent of votes, the Ha Noi People’s Council adopted the general planning of Hoa Lac Urban Area in Ha Noi by 2030.
By Tran Huong