Pres­i­dent Sang urges farm­ing in­dus­tri­al­i­sa­tion

Viet Nam News - - FRONT PAGE -

KON TUM — Pres­i­dent Tröông Taán Sang yes­ter­day urged Kon Tum Prov­ince to boost the in­dus­tri­al­i­sa­tion of agri­cul­ture and im­prove plan­ning for agri­cul­tural pro­duc­tion.

He asked the prov­ince to re­cal­cu­late in or­der to work out mea­sures to en­sure so­cial wel­fare, de­velop the econ­omy, and pro­tect the en­vi­ron­ment.

In ad­di­tion to pro­tect­ing spe­cialised forests, the prov­ince should re­serve land to de­velop long- term cash crops and short-term agri­cul­tural plants, he added.

He said for­est plan­ning re­quired close co-op­er­a­tion be­tween the and the lo­cal­i­ties con­cerned and asked agen­cies to de­vise poli­cies for for­est de­vel­op­ment.

In­ef­fec­tive for­est man­agers should be re­placed and plan­ta­tions al­lo­cated to more ca­pa­ble agen­cies to en­sure higher eco­nomic ef­fi­ciency.

The Pres­i­dent asked Kon Tum to en­sure po­lit­i­cal se­cu­rity and so­cial or­der by im­prov­ing so­cio- eco­nomic de­vel­op­ment...

... and con­sol­i­dat­ing the . The prov­ince was also urged to in­crease in­ter­na­tional co-op­er­a­tion to build a bor­der of peace, friend­ship, co-op­er­a­tion, sta­bil­ity, and de­vel­op­ment.

Pres­i­dent Sang also vis­ited Sa Loong Com­mune and Kon Plong Dis­trict where he pre­sented cows to 50 poor fam­i­lies. He also con­ducted a fact- find­ing tour of Bôø Y in­ter­na­tional Bor­der Eco­nomic Zone be­tween Vieät Nam, , vis­ited Kon Tum ’ s po­lice force, and at­tended the ground­break­ing cer­e­mony of the for Ngoïc Linh Gin­seng Re­search and De­vel­op­ment in Ñaéc Toâ Dis­trict.

Shar­ing a bor­der with Laos and Cam­bo­dia, the prov­ince should pay at­ten­tion to its for­eign re­la­tions in or­der to main­tain peace in the re­gion, the pres­i­dent said.

Kon Tum has 13 bor­der com­munes and is home to 30 eth­nic mi­nor­ity groups. In the first half of 2014, the prov­ince’s GDP in­creased by 11.6 per­cent and an­nual per capita in­come ex­ceeded VNÑ25 mil­lion (US$1,200).

After three years of im­ple­ment­ing the new­style ru­ral area build­ing pro­gramme, the prov­ince has built roads to all the com­munes, has con­nected 96 per­cent of its vil­lages to the na­tional power grid, and has built pri­mary schools and health­care sta­tions in 81 out of 86 com­munes.—

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Viet Nam

© PressReader. All rights reserved.