Fri. May 24th, 2024

President Truong Tan Sang has expressed his approval of the development
policy of the central province of Quang Binh, saying that the question
now is how to implement it effectively to achieve the middle income

At a working session with the provincial
Party committee’s standing board during his visit to Quang Binh on March
1, Sang said the province has made progress in many fields, from rural
and marine economy to urban transport and tourism.

“If the province continues to take drastic and concerted measures
suitable with the local socio-economic situation, Quang Binh is sure to
record even greater development,” he said, adding that with the large
number of fishermen operating offshore, the provincial government should
organise more logistic and rescue services to assist the fishermen at

Located in the northern central coastal
region, Quang Binh is endowed with rich marine resources. The province
gained a growth rate of 7.1 percent last year with industrial production
and services accounting for an increasing proportion in its economic
structure. Also in 2012, the number of tourists to Quang Binh surpassed 1
million for the first time, up 9 percent from the previous year.

The same day, President Sang visited Dai Trach commune in Bo Trach
district, which is a model in the programme of building new style rural

Over two years implementing the programme, the
commune has now achieved 13 out of 19 categories for a standard new
style rural area. The poverty rate has dropped to 4.53 percent.

Praising the people and officials in the commune for upholding their
revolutionary traditions, the President stressed that only when the
people’s right of mastery is respected, can the achievements be

President Sang also toured the fishing commune of Bao Ninh in Dong Hoi city and Ly Hoa border post.-VNA

By vivian