HCM City keen on developing Cu Chi district’s urban agricultural model

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Vice Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City's Party Committee Vo Thi Dung had a working session on building new-style rural area with the local authorities of Cu Chi district on November 13.

HCM City keen on developing Cu Chi district’s urban agricultural model

She stressed that the districts’ authorities in HCM City must meet criteria of construction of new style rural areas of the South-eastern region which is higher standard than the country’s average criteria.
She notified the serious public disorder threating to the building new-style rural areas and the population using water from wells despite having access to tap water in Cu Chi district.
Standing Vice Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Le Thanh Liem previously said that Cu Chi was the city’s first district recognized as obtaining new-type rural areas. Cu Chi is the key agricultural dítrict of the city. Therefore the municipal government should launch a plan on the development of urban agricultural model with hi-tech application.
As of October, the district has 20 communes recognized as new-style rural areas.

By CONG PHIEN – Translated by Kim Khanh

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