The authorities of Hai Duong urban areas were recommended to actively learn experience of urban areas in the region for effective application to the building of their own urban areas.
Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Duong Thai addresses the conference
The Hai Duong City People's Committee held the 2018 conference of urban areas in Hong river delta themed "Green and smart urban development" on September 30 morning, attracting the participation of representatives of 15 urban areas in the region.
Also in attendance were Mr. Nguyen Duong Thai, Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee, Head of the Provincial Delegation of National Assembly Deputies, and Deputy Minister of Construction Phan Thi My Linh.
General Secretary of the Association of Cities of Vietnam Ngo Trung Hai proposes measures for smart urban development
Addressing the conference, Mr. Nguyen Duong Thai desired that on the occasion of the event, representatives of the urban areas would propose new solutions to inadequacies arising in urban areas nowadays, continue to closely coordinate with and assist each other in urban construction and management, work out policies to develop inter-regional urban areas, ensure harmonious and sustainable development of the regional urban areas, and intensify the exchange of experience in civilized and modern urban construction and development
The Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee suggested that the authorities of Hai Duong urban areas actively learn construction and management experience of urban areas in the region for effective application to the building of their own urban areas.
The conference attracts the participation of 15 urban areas in the region
The provincial authorities would create all conditions for the city authorities to soon satisfy the criteria of a 1st-class urban area and upgrade Chi Linh from a provincial town to a city in 2019.
At the conference, many participants raised opinions focusing on planning for modern and smart urban construction and development in the context of the industrial revolution 4.0, modern and civilized urban planning and development in combination with preservation and promotion of cultural space and ancient structures in cities, planning for urban construction in association with green growth, etc.
The representatives of the urban areas selected the cities of Hai Duong, Bac Ninh, Thai Binh, and Nam Dinh as typical urban areas well performing the 2018 "green, clean, and beautiful" emulation movement, asked the Association of Cities of Vietnam for commendation and reward, launched an emulation movement for the regional urban areas in 2019 themed "green and smart urban areas," and chose Ninh Binh city to host the 2019 conference of urban areas in Hong river delta.