Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has prompted the Department of Planning and Investment to complete the draft decision to establish an interagency team to solve procedures for large-scale investment projects in the city.
Within the framework of a working visit to the US, the high level delegation from Ho Chi Minh City led by City Party Leader Nguyen Thien Nhan last night visited and worked with leaders of the Sloan School of Management under the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard Kennedy University.
Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan this morning visited US businesses in San Francisco and witnessed a ceremony of granting investment certificates to American technology firms into Saigon Hi-Tech Park of Ho Chi Minh City.
HCMC will start pilot implementation of cargo management and supervision at Lotus, SPCT, ICD Phuoc Long seaports and SCSC warehouse in Tan Son Nhat Airport from January 1, 2018, said Mr. Dinh Ngoc Thang, deputy head of HCMC Customs Department yesterday afternoon.
Ho Chi Minh City would establish an innovative startup consulting center in Thu Thiem new urban area and an employment website for overseas high level human resource to work in Vietnam, said City Party Chief Nguyen Thien Nhan on December 11.
The NA's recently approved resolution on piloting special mechanisms for HCMC would create a motive power for development. However it is not a wand able to solve all current issues in the city but a challenge forcing the city to be more dynamic to overcome stagnations, said Chairwoman of the city People’s Council Nguyen Thi Quyet Tam.
HCMC always appreciates the assistance from the World Bank (WB) and considers the bank as an important partner and companion in development process, said chairman of the city People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong while receiving Ms. Laura Tuck, WB vice chairwoman on December 9.
Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on December 9 said he hoped that Vietnamese startups in the United States would continue contributing initiatives and resources to improve the city’s startup ecosystem.
The HCM City People’s Council wrapped up its sixth session yesterday after approving two resolutions related to the implementation of the National Assembly’s Resolution No 54 on piloting special mechanisms and policies for HCM City and the city’s socio-economic targets for 2018.