Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong visits the Opera House metro station in the stretch from Nguyen Hue to Dong Khoi Street and the B1 basement under the Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro project. (Photo:Hoang Hung)

Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro project expected to be operated by 2021

Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong yesterday evening led a delegation to visit the Opera House metro station in the stretch from Nguyen Hue to Dong Khoi Street and its B1 basement under the Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro project. 
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and HCMC Party Leader Nguyen Thien Nhan visit construction force of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line on April 12 (Photo: SGGP)

Prime Minister inspects construction site of first metro line in HCMC

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 12 inspected the construction site of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro project in HCMC, requiring relevant sides to speed up construction progress in order to put the project into trial operation in 2020 and official operation in 2021.

HCMC advances city budget to pay workers

HCMC continues advancing money to pay metro contractors

The HCMC People’s Committee has accepted to provide VND1.173 billion (US$51.6 million) advance to pay contractors of the first metro line Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien while waiting for the central government to supplement official development assistance funds for the project.