return icon Vietnamnet.vn

Establishment of regional development advisory council suggested

Former Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Tran Anh Tuan has suggested a model for managing regional linkages comprising a regional connection steering committee and a regional development advisory council.
Former Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Tran Anh Tuan

Tuan made the suggestion at a workshop on industrial and urban development in the Red River Delta under the Politburo’s Resolution 54 held several days ago.

According to Tuan, the regional linkage model is an apparatus which manages, regulates and lays down policy and cooperates with involved parties to conduct regional administration. It also examines the implementation of tasks to be sure that targets are attainable.

The steering committee should be headed by a leader of central agencies, while members are leaders of ministries, branches and localities.

The steering committee would be given certain powers and the responsibility of managing, coordinating, inspecting and making decisions (or submitting to higher levels for decision) on important issues of regional linkage development.

As for regional development advisory council, it is not an administrative agency but is an organization with members to be introduced by the government and localities in the regions.

They are managers, scientists and representatives of social professional associations in the fields related to regional linkage development goals. The council performs a number of tasks related to cooperation I  socio-economic development.

The council builds action plans to realize the regions’ socio-economic development goals; selects and suggests programs and investment projects with regional linkages; considers and appraises local socio-economic development plans; and supervises local government linkages in regions and the process of plan implementation.

It also has the task of suggesting policies related to regional socio-economic development and mobilizing resources for intra-regional development.

According to Tuan, the model has been applied in the US, France and South Korea. France, for example, has regional management boards, and 7-8 provinces are grouped in a region.

Expressing his interest in the regional council, deputy head of the Party Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Duy Hung said some achievements were gained after 17 years of implementing Resolution 54 such as the presence of institutions on their own, and cooperation in transport and tourism development. 

However, they still compete with each other in attracting investors and workers.

Meanwhile, deputy chair of the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance Le Van Nghi believes that it would be better not to have regional steering committees, which are just at an intermediate level. It is the government which has the power to make decisions.

Nghi suggested the establishment of regional coordinating bodies at the Government Office, or bodies under the government’s direct control.

Thu Hang

MORE NEWS

Deputy PM highlights significance of int'l solidarity, cooperation at UN session

The strengthening of international solidarity and cooperation is key to addressing interlocking global challenges, affirmed Permanent Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh while addressing the general debate of the 77th Session of the UN General Assembly.

Huge potential for luxury real estate in Vietnam

The branded residence market is gaining a stronger foothold in the Vietnamese market with potential to further develop, shaping the lifestyle of the country’s elite, according to experts.

VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS SEPTEMBER 25

Action plan to promote green growth in agriculture

Vietnam’s economic growth counts on high-tech FDI

Vietnam’s economic growth has been accelerating in 2022, with experts considering high-tech foreign investments as a driver.

The “seven-star” islands in Quang Ninh

Along with crystal blue sea and beaches, the 7 Sao (seven star) islands also have caves and primeval forests.

Customs you only see in Vietnam

The travel site Culture Trip has listed a number of Vietnamese customs that often surprise foreign tourists:

Investors and buyers play waiting game in credit switch

The State Bank of Vietnam finally created extra credit room for some banks on September 7. However, the extension is deemed low and may not help real estate businesses and homebuyers access feasible capital sources for their projects.

Woodwork exports to EU, US drop as consumers cut spending

Many woodwork manufacturers complain that exports have been sliding as people in target markets have been tightening their purse strings.

Vietnam: new destination for multinationals to set up R&D centers

Vietnam wants to upgrade foreign direct investment (FDI) quality by manufacturing products with higher hi-tech and added value, and multinationals are also striving to do this after many years in Vietnam.

Huge real estate projects seek new investors

Many investors have quit large-scale investment projects capitalized at trillions of dong.

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 24

Work starts on Tan Van-Nhon Trach section of HCM City’s Ring Road No.3

Three Vietnamese airlines named among world’s best air services

Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, and Bamboo Airways have been honoured in different categories by Skytrax, a UK-based site which ranks airlines and airports.

Vietnam Days Abroad 2022 to take place in Austria, India, RoK

Vietnam Days Abroad 2022 will be held in Austria, India, and the Republic of Korea (RoK) on the occasion of the anniversaries of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and these countries.

UN backs Vietnam’s development priorities: Secretary-General

The United Nations (UN) will continue paying attention to and support Vietnam's development priorities towards green and sustainable orientations, and just transition, especially in terms of financial access.

Vietnam merits seat at UN Human Rights Council: Washington Times

The Washington Times has published an article in which it supports Vietnam's candidacy for the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the 2023-2025 term.
back_to_top