Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The yesterday presided over a meeting with the People’s Committee of Hai Phong city and relevant agencies to implement the Prime Minister’s requirement on Cat Bi airport adjustment and expansion.
The Ministry of Transport yesterday prompted the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) to hire international consulting firms to adjust Tan Son Nhat International Airport plan and propose measures to expand the airport.
The Ministry of Defense, the Air Defense – Air Force Service and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on August 9 signed an agreement on the handover of 12.7 hectares of military land at Da Nang International Airport to the Transport Ministry to enable the airport expansion.
The HCMC Department of Transport yesterday said that it had submitted to the city People’s Committee four projects on Tan Son Nhat International Airport plan adjustment built by experts and scientists.
The People’s Committee of HCMC has proposed the Prime Minister to have a specific mechanism for the city to speed up the progress of choosing foreign consulting firms for Tan Son Nhat International Airport expansion.
The Party Committee in Ho Chi Minh City announced Party Chief Nguyen Thien Nhan’s decision to invite lecturers from University of Technology and scientists, experts to partake in Tan Son Nhat Airport expansion project.