Deputy PM wants to list Tan Son Nhat expansion as key work

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Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung yesterday required to supplement North-South Expressway and Tan Son Nhat International Airport expansion project to the list of key transport projects .

Traffic jam near Tan Son Nhat Airport, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Traffic jam near Tan Son Nhat Airport, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

He made the requirement in Hanoi while presiding over a meeting of the State Steering Committee on Key Works of Transport Industry to give measures to speed up implementation progress.
Mr. Dung urged to complete investment projects of the expressway and other works in the Mekong Delta, report to the PM to submit to the 14th National Assembly at its 4th session.
The Ministry of Transport should require investors, management boards of projects and investors to speed up the progress of key projects such as Tan Vu-Lach Huyen auto road, Da Nang-Quang Ngai expressway, Hoa Lac-Hoa Binh expressway, Ca Mountain Pass tunnel, 17 projects using funds left from Highway 14 expanding project, Ho Chi Minh Highway in the Central Highlands, Cao Lanh bridge, Vam Cong bridge and approach roads.
In addition, the ministry should speed up investment preparation progress for Long Thanh International Airport.
According to reports at the conference, the list of the transport industry’s key works comprise 37 projects with the total investment capital of VND1,090 trillion (US$47.96 billion).
They include 23 road projects worth VND489,034 billion with 13 projects having been done and 10 under construction. Seven railway works worth VND195,444 billion are being implemented with Ha Long-Cai Lan route having been built at VND1,511 billion and opened to traffic.
Marine and internal waterway field has four projects with the investment capital of VND49,422 billion. Of these, three have been completed and opened for service. Aviation has three projects with the total funds of VND356 trillion, of them Phu Bai airport and T2 international terminal of Noi Bai Airport have been done.

By LAM NGUYEN – Translated by Hai Mien

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