The capital city will host 22 sports. The others will be organized in neighboring cities and provinces, namely Hai Phong, Ha Nam, Hai Duong, and Nam Dinh.
The city is waiting for the PM’s approval.
The total expenses for the Games are expected to be more than VND 1.700 billion VND (US$76 million).
Earlier, Ha Noi hosted the 22nd Games in 2003 and the Asian Indoor Games in 2009.
The 29th SEA Games will be held in Malaysia next year, while the host of the 30th SEA Games in 2019 has not yet been named as the Philippines and Brunei are the two candidates.