PSNews - The Prime Minister has approved an adjustment for the construction plan of Van Don economic zone (EZ) by 2040, which envisages Van Don as a multi-sector marine economic zone and an entertainment hub.
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The People’s Committee of the northern province of Quang Ninh held a conference on February 26 to announce the adjustments for general planning of the Van Don economic zone by 2040. Previously, the Prime Minister issued Decision No.226/QD-TTg dated February 17, 2020 on approving the adjustment for the construction plan of Van Don economic zone (EZ) by 2040.
Speaking at the conference, Chairman of the Quang Ninh Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Van Thang affirmed that the adjustments for general planning of Van Don economic zone has a very important place in the construction and development strategy of Van Don in particular and Quang Ninh province in general.
This is an important legal basis in managing construction investment and attracting investors, distributing functional areas and completing the technical infrastructure system, in order to ensure a sustainable living environment and promote socio-economic development in Van Don, he added.
Van Don is a mountainous island district. It is home to more than 600 islands, islets, with a natural land area of over 581 sq.km. Its sea area spreads nearly 1,600 sq.km. The economic zone will be transformed into a smart, modern and green coastal urban area, as well as the region’s economic and cultural hub.
The population size is expected to increase to 140,000-200,000 by 2030, and 300,000-500,000 by 2040. Quang Ninh is zoning off Van Don as a high-quality administrative-economic special zone with a long-term and broad vision.By Thien Minh