Da Nang ensures best conditions for APEC Economic Leaders’ Week

Chairman of the Da Nang People’s Committee Huynh Duc Tho has asked departments and localities to make thorough preparation for the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week, which is scheduled to take place in the city in November.

A corner of Da Nang city (Photo: VNA)

A corner of Da Nang city (Photo: VNA)

He made the request at a working session with officials from municipal departments, agencies and People’s Committees of districts and communes on September 23.
Tho required that local police crack down on crimes while local authorities must ensure clean environment and urban order.

He ordered the Departments of Natural Resources and Environment, Construction, and Transport to tighten management of environment, construction and transport, particularly land clearance and implementation of key projects.

Regarding the city’s socio-economic performance in January-September, the municipal People’s Committee reported that the GDP growth was estimated at 7.9 percent and export turnover was valued at nearly 1.1 billion USD, a year-on-year rise of 11.8 percent.

Local industrial parks attracted 34 investment projects worth about 783 billion VND (34.4 million USD). Additionally, the province granted licences to 73 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects worth nearly 62 million USD.

The city welcomed over 5.1 million tourists in the first nine months of this year.


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