Binh Duong opens IPAC

An opening ceremony of the Integrated Political Administration Center (IPAC) of Binh Duong province was held on February 17.

Integrated Political Administration Center (IPAC) of Binh Duong province

The IPAC complex consists of two, 20-story identical buildings covering 20 hectares of land.  It is located in the heart of Binh Duong New City. The construction includes office buildings for provincial departments and organizations, works for central agencies, guesthouse, a four-star international conference center and other facilities.

The project started in 2012 at a total cost of VND1, 400 billion. It will be open for operation on February 20.

The local authorities announced during the ceremony the Binh Duong New City will be expanding in the near future.

The area is 30 km. away from Ho Chi Minh City and will expand to 4,000 hectares of land.  It has become an industrial, urban service complex.

Roads, highways, bridges and metro services linking the province to Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Nai Province, and neighboring areas will start construction this year.

Binh Duong acquired US$1.32 billion in foreign investment and contributed VND30,000 billion to the provincial budget in 2013.

By Hoai Nam – Translated by Kim Khanh

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