The central city of Da Nang on October 10 started construction on the first phase of the Software Park No 2, worth more than 703 billion VND (30.4 million USD), at Hai Chau district.
The move forms part of the city’s effort to realise its goal of developing a smart city by 2030 and becoming a smart metropolis, a centre for startups and innovation and a livable coastal city by 2045, as set in the Politburo's resolution 43-NQ/TW.
|The central city of Da Nang on October 10 starts construction on the first phase of the Software Park No 2. (Photo: VNA)
In his remarks at the ground-breaking ceremony, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Ho Ky Minh said the Da Nang Software Park No 2 plays a vital part in developing the local information technology (IT) industry, improve business climate and create a new engine for the city’s socio-economic development.VNA
The 28.6-ha project is scheduled to complete after 690 days. Once operational, it is expected to accommodate about 6,000 workers in the IT and digital technology sectors.
The park will house a 20-storey ICT office building with total internal floor area of more than 26,000 sqm and two 8-storey ICT office blocks with combined internal floor area of nearly 66,500 sqm